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A Bat 'Round- pubs of the Green and beyond.

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Often was the urge to drink out of town,

Some cracking pubs..which are vanishing or have vanished!

A few watering holes on a typical crawl.img_0006.jpgThe Langham..or Langers we named it..bit worn around the edges but a cracking pint.

Catfan shot rats in here after closing time..honest!..ask him.CNV00150.jpgAfter drooling at the Ibanez guitars in Carlsboro..over to The Radford Arms for a pint of heavy..'The Crystal Chandelier' was a juke box fave..a Castella and a pint..you were the dogs (?)CNV00151.jpgSmiths were'nt bad. Nice Home Ales head...first came in here as a nipper ..me Dad coached fencing further up at St.Pauls Church Hall.img_0007.jpgOver the lights past Morleys Bread Shop and into the Cricket Players..niceing up the dance..with a sound system..A malt beer for me..and a couple of blasts from the chalice!

CNV00138.jpgWe'd stay downstairs in here and catch up with folk we knew. again a cracking jukebox..'Echo Beach 'by Martha & The Muffins got some hammerimg_0017.jpg.The Carlton was a Back Burner or a Game Changer..we might do Rawson St...The Palm Tree..up Duke St.to the Elm Tree on Beech Avenue...( Young legs then.)

img_0019.jpgRoy Whartons...i know!

But the Scotholme was a pub i loved..even before Gerrards..great pint and a chance for some soakage..cheese and onion cobs were a sensation.CNV00127.jpgThe Albany or a final pub on Birkin Avenue was the norm..a stroll to a chinky..sup of Clan Dew and bed.

Such were the great pubs..that side of the city.

Noted recently The Vernon on Waverley St.is now a Sainsburys!

Anyone else?

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The Clock was a cracking well run pub when Kenny Denis was gaffa, I was still operating, dropped in a few years ago after Rock & Reggae on the Forest, remember someone greeting me like I was his long lost mate, not a scooby do who it was?

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I frequented the Clock in the '60/'70s when I lived nearby. Always was a decent pint in those days.

I made a delivery there about 7 years ago for a builder & the "Clock" still appears to be thriving, nowadays ran by a Jamaican fella.

Another pub nearby was the "Le Grande" at the bottom end of Alfreton Road, good entertainment in the upstairs room & unusually a Mitchel & Butler pub.

Nowadays a Muslim mosque of all places.

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Not quite in the Green but close, the Boulevard, a lot of pubs in the seventies had entertainment on, a proper singer/artist or band, not Karaoke singers singing to backing tapes.

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Used to play cu-can & chase the ace in the Boulevard with the lads from Zaff shopfitters on payday, when I lived on Forster Street, some left skint! 

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So many hostelries have gone from this whole area.

Many Public Houses were from before my time- many of these i was lucky enough to sup in!30996_93f97344.jpgThe Moulders on Bovill St. A place for a Nut Brown with my Gran. and a great springboard for another venuenottingham_ng7_queenshotel2.jpg.This is 1976, The Queens on Alfreton Road- i dated a fine thing who worked at JLMS up the road..served as a meeting place.nottingham_ng7_forestinn.jpgon the opposite corner...a coppers bar in my time, The Forest Inn..a tied Shippos house..now a mini market.nottingham_ng7_windmill2.jpgBuilt on what was originally Windmill St. This place always seemed dated..and the guests smoked owt' bar name brands.nottingham_ng7_marquisofradford.jpgin our Terrys territory here. just down from Machins..one of a few Whitbread houses dotted around..nice Irish in here.nottingham_ng7_alma.jpgAlma Inn and The Spread acted as a changing point..Bentinck Rd..or continue down the hill...Le-_Grand-_Alfreton-_Road-_Hyson-_Green-to here..disliked the Bass house on Thurland St...as i have always been partial to that brand..as Catfan said..now a mosque...yeah?!

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A designated driver night: 4 in a Alfa Sud...me on lemonade.nottingham_ng7_oldpeacock.jpgon Ilko..the old peacock.nottingham_ng7_pelicaninn.jpgclosed in 1958..The Pelican on the street of the same name.An M&B pub..anyone tipple in the tap room?nottingham_ng7_dovercastle.jpgNamed after a locomotive..The Dover Castle...now student flats!..on Rifle Streetnottingham_ng7_jollyhigglers.jpg.recall The Higglers?...this is the original...locals here off to skeggy.nottingham_ng7_georgeinn.jpgAnother past pub..i often drank in The George on Canning Circus..but this was the old version..further down on Moorgate St..now council flats.8951978183_012b2a2b1d.jpgonce a decent pub..full of factory workers..now a Cafe?The-_Generous-_Briton-_Alfreton-_Road-_RYet again upcycling an old pub..The Generous Briton..a chinese...looks filthy inside.nottingham_ng7_elmtree2.jpgLizzie spent lunches in here..Beech Avenue..The Elm Tree.Home Ales through and through.

Not far from Palm/Duke street and an option of the Polish Club..and Joe Besca playing music.

Great days really. Looking back i was quite fond of boozing and carousing!

Never any trouble though...save for one night in the Sal.

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nottingham_ng7_shoulderofmutton.jpgTeetering on the border now!

Next door to Fine Cars..opposite Basford Gas Works..now a Drive - in?

A great pub..before The Haven..or a snifter after back row business in the Futurist.

Became The Rocket in it's final days.The Star and The Raven could be possibles also.

Rawson St was nice & quiet.

One thing is for sure..i had plenty of change the next day!

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As mentioned The Star at NorthGate and Nottm Rd.junction..this maybe??..

Had been a Shipstones and once a Home Ales.nottingham_ng7_starinn2.jpgRumour has it that the barrels were rolled straight down the hill to this pub..and a great fresh lager in here..and rockers jukebox.blogger-image-2020431841.jpgHorse and Groom.image.jpgshoot up the hill to The Rose and Crown..a tied house with a great local patronage.nottingham_ng7_clintonarms.jpgThis place was fab!..a club next door..a great chippy across the way..corner of Eland Street and Radford Road.

The Silver Teapot Cafe murder occured across the road.

Zulu Rd.post office nearby..many many years ago this area was a village in itself. Called Algarthorpe.

That was a Bat 'round anyroad..boy!

I need a drink.

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I lived opposite the Rose & Crown before moving to Bulwell & the landlord was a right miserable so & so !

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NOW!! 

here's a test for you only I would have thought if you came from St Ann's 

Name the pubs with out looking at any book's from the bottom of St Ann's Well Road to the top of St Ann's Well road.

I will start off at the junction of Kilder Rd  bottom of The Wells Rd  first pub The Wesse (Westminister).

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8 hours ago, catfan said:

Don't you mean Kildare Road Mary ?

yes sorry for spelling

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7 hours ago, IAN123. said:

The Gardeners and The Oliver Cromwell Mary?

The Gardeners was not on St Ann's Well road IAN 123 it was on Wells Road. The Gardeners was built around the early 60s that's if I remember correctly.

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Just a few pubs that I remember--- on St Ann's Well Road.

Queen's Arm's

Admiral Dundas

Alfred the Great

Chase Tavern

General Havelock

Cathcart

Scott's Greys

Napoleon 

Fox Hound Inn

Curzon Arm's

Coach Maker 

fancy doing a pub crawl? 

if any member can add to the list please do. 

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How about The Garden Gate?  Ian has a photo of it on the Demolished Memories thread, so I suppose I cheated on that one! Just to be pedantic, The Curzon was actually on Curzon Street, not actually on St Anns Well Road, it was on the corner of The Lammas which cut through to Huntingdon St.

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Hi Commo

A lot of the pubs in St Ann's Well Rd did not have that address. As  with the door of the pub being on one of the streets/ roads that came off St Ann's Well rd. I think there are only a few with the front entrance on St Ann's Well Rd its self. I see this as a test for us, which pubs front door,s were actually on the St Ann's Well Rd its self?

Which member is willing to take up the challenge?

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8 hours ago, mary1947 said:

Just a few pubs that I remember--- on St Ann's Well Road.

Queen's Arm's

Admiral Dundas

Alfred the Great

Chase Tavern

General Havelock

Cathcart

Scott's Greys

Napoleon 

Fox Hound Inn

Curzon Arm's

Coach Maker 

fancy doing a pub crawl? 

if any member can add to the list please do. 

Gladstone Liberal Club, not a pub but a watering hole anyway !

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Remember it well had my wedding reception there.

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Seems a good few on here enjoyed the pub scene of yesterday..some were brilliant...it wasn't fancy or quirky decor that made them...it was simply the people that drank there.

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Dad used to play the piano on Saturday night at the Gladstone Liberal club.

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A great and proud memory to have Commo.

We used to give our patronage to The Elm Tree on Beech Avenue.

Ok..i was a bit punky dresswise..but Dennis on the piano made the gaff fun.

No bother..sarnies brought round at 9..

Actually advertised these pub pianists in Thursdays Post.

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PUBSINDANGER005.jpgClinton Pub..next door was Basford Social Club..after a shift at the Soap Works..place to sit down..game of dommies..sixes about !

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