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Pickering Arms Inscription,In The Year 923 King Edward The Elder Founded A Cyty here and called it Thelwall, Bell Lane,Warrington,Cheshire,WA4 2SU

Pickering Arms Inscription,In The Year 923 King Edward The Elder Founded A Cyty here and called it Thelwall, Bell Lane,Warrington,Cheshire,WA4 2SU Stock Photo
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Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo

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2C59GGD

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57.1 MB (1.4 MB Compressed download)

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5472 x 3648 px | 46.3 x 30.9 cm | 18.2 x 12.2 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

13 April 2020

Location:

1 Bell Ln, Thelwall, Warrington,Cheshire,England,UK, WA4 2SU

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This Grade two listed building, steeped in history, is ideally located close to the Trans-Pennine way and the Penny Ferry. Open all day every day, this traditional pub is well worth a visit. There is ample parking and a welcoming log fire. During the summer months customers can sit outside and watch the world go by. Food is served Monday to Friday Noon to 2pm and 5.30pm to 8.30pm. The kitchens are open all day Saturday and Sunday. The food is home cooked, traditional fayre, with a heavy emphasis on local produce. The Sunday roast is a must and there is a selection of fine wines to choose from. A major midweek feature is the Tuesday quiz with three prizes up for grabs, play your cards right and a jackpot. The weekend starts on a Friday night with live music featuring local bands. Members of the public are welcome to play. The pub also has a local Darts team and shows Live Premiership Football. History behind Thelwall and the significance of the Pickering Arms In AD 923 King Edward the Elder ordered a burh to be built to guard the crossing of the River Mersey from the Danes. It was a mistranslation of the word burh, which means military fort, which led to Thelwall being described as a “city”, hence the legend which appears on the gable end of the 17th Century Pickering Arms public house- reading "In the year 923 King Edward the Elder founded a city here and he called it Thelwall".

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