Wednesday, 29 August 2012

George & Dragon Sign

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The sign for the George & Dragon on Bennett Street, Newton, Hyde.

The pub itself and information about its history can be found on Hyde Daily Photo.

For ABC Wednesday and signs, signs.

9 comments:

  1. An attractive sign, and wonder which "George" this one represents -a patron saint, or the owner?

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  2. Do you think George is wearing a gambeson?

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  3. Not messin' with that dude!

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  4. There are several Dragon killers who became Saints ! I know a St. Michael !
    Nowadays you become a Saint without killing dragons, but for other purposes, lol!

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  5. I'd go in for sure. Nice sign!

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  6. I have St. George slaying the dragon hanging on the wall beside my bed. I am such a displaced Anglophile. This post I really like. genie

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  7. Oh yes -- a perfect name for a Pub and a great sign!

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  8. George was a brave man - or foolish - to be slaying a dragon in bare feet!

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