Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Ye Olde Sun, St Neots

Some pubs are picturesque enough to truly merit depiction on their own signboard, and Ye Olde Sun is definitely one of them.

This signboard was painted by prolific signpainter Peter J Oldreive, who painted over 2000 signs during a 45-year career.

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Friday, 19 July 2013

The Wrestlers, St Neots, Cambridgeshire

Not a terribly beautiful building, somewhat flattered by this depiction. It must indicate a great lack of imagination not to find some other image more suitable to the name.

Since that photo was taken, the pub as the Wrestlers has closed and reopened as something that I can't for the life of me make out:

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Bridge House, St Neots, Cambridgeshire

This rather characterful sign, which doesn't depict the pub, or indeed the bridge next to which it stands

was recently replaced by this somewhat flatter image, which does:

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