Back Modifications (0)
Views: 175 (57 Unique) 
Vote 48
Award Shortlist   

The Wheatsheaf

By redstag  
Another from my home village.
The most important part of any village has to be the church, no hang on, the post office. Oh no sorry, the Pub! We have two in Cropwell, this is the older of the two and as should be expected has legends associated with it. My youngest son tells me a famous robber stayed here, 'Do you mean **** Turpin?' I asked, and he said that he thought that was his name. This is the type of tireless research that has made Wikipedia such a fount of all knowledge!

I also believe that this was the Pub Chris was talking about in his comment yesterday, we have shared a pint or two in here!

The landlord at this pub doesn't change very often. The current one runs a Chinese Restaurant in a room upstairs, you have to book a long way in advance, and you get a full banquet as a private party. It works really well, and he isn't a bad cook either.

The other pub is a different story for another day!

Jon

Tags: Idea Pub Where Of An Architecture Nottinghamshire Hdr Nottingham Getting Are We Notts Cropwell bishop Landscape and travel Church street Nottingham road The wheatsheaf Now?

Voters: wasper, woolybill1, rats and 45 more

Readers' Choice Awards are given to photos that get over 30 votes

Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


Enter ePHOTOzine's Prize Draw, with fab gifts for everyone! Click Here

Comments


Hugeknot 11 1.2k 2 Iceland
5 May 2008 1:33PM
Nicely controlled HDR! good colours and good exposures.

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

Wooly 11 112 4 England
5 May 2008 2:25PM
Very nicely done Jon. I'll pm you next time we are out that way.

Alan
Briwooly 11 452 5 England
5 May 2008 2:33PM
You got your priorites right Jon definately the pub amazing what you find on the tinternet


Quote:The oldest of the public houses in the village is The Wheatsheaf, the building dating from the 1600ís. The Chequers is much newer and a third pub, The Plough and Harrows, was situated on Stockwell Lane and is now the house with the flat roof, the original roof having been destroyed in a fire. This pub used to function as a beer and wine retailer as well as a pub.
LoL

Brian.................................
redstag 11 100 15 United Kingdom
5 May 2008 2:50PM
Thanks Bri, I didn't find anything so interesting, so I have to rely on my son's history of the village! LOL.
Jon
buxton 8 England
5 May 2008 3:56PM
Nice job, good image.
VintageRed 11 15 1 United Kingdom
5 May 2008 7:27PM
Bless it!
Nick
RogBrown 9 3.1k 10 England
5 May 2008 11:03PM
Good to see it sells Pedigree!! Nice shot.
Rog
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
28 May 2008 7:15PM
A fine shot of this traditional village pub, excellent exposure and sky

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.