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Weird and wonderful pub signs . This pub sells itself on its 'strange cheerful staff' and 'very nice cat' Pub Signs, Shop Signs, British Pub, British Humour, British Isles, It Goes On, Funny Signs, Make Me Smile, I Laughed

A barrel of laughs: The weird and wacky pub signs that will make you think you've had too much to drink

A website has compiled a list of wacky pub signs including one from a pub called The Plough which tells potential customers it has 'bad hospitality' and 'no food'.

Hercules before he was moved to the bottom of the Quarry Victorian ladies were . Victorian London, Victorian Women, Victorian Era, History Of India, British History, Shrewsbury England, Shrewsbury Shropshire, History Tattoos, Medieval Town

Hercules before he was moved to the bottom of the Quarry. Victorian ladies were embarrassed by his genitals being 'brazenly displayed' in such a prominent site. He was originally moved from Condover Hall and then Howards Bank before here. He now wears a fig leaf to cover his embarrassment. Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

The Unicorn Inn, at the bottom of Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.  A 17th Century structure, after the alterations of the 1880's when the right hand side was substantially rebuilt. In the 20th Century the first storey of the left side was completely removed to create a showroom.  The Unicorn Inn occupied a timber-framed building rebuilt c.1603. Shrewsbury Town, Shrewsbury Shropshire, 17th Century, Showroom, Britain, Unicorn, Victorian, Posters, Studio

The Unicorn Inn, at the bottom of Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. A 17th Century structure, after the alterations of the 1880's when the right hand side was substantially rebuilt. In the 20th Century the first storey of the left side was completely removed to create a showroom. The Unicorn Inn occupied a timber-framed building rebuilt c.1603.

In 1954 an wide footpath was cut beside the River Severn in The Quarry. A workman carves out the path on or about June. Shrewsbury Shropshire, River Severn, Historical Pictures, Pheasant, Heavy Equipment, Old Photos, Tractors, Paths, The Past

In 1954 an 8ft wide footpath was cut beside the River Severn in The Quarry. A workman carves out the path on or about 1st June. Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Captain Collett flying under Kingsland Bridge in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Family History, Shrewsbury Shropshire, Pheasant, Grief, Wales, Bridge, Gems, Cottage, Photos

Captain Collett flying under Kingsland Bridge in 1918. Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

St Marys Water Lane, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The gate was of strategic importance in the Medieval period (1066-1547), as it guarded an important entrance to the town. It is the only gate dating from Shrewsbury’s 13th century town walls that still survives. The parliamentary forces are thought to have entered Shrewsbury through these gates during the Civil War (1642-1651). Shrewsbury Shropshire, Brooklyn Bridge, Gates, Entrance, Period, Medieval, Survival, Dating, War

St Marys Water Lane, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The gate was of strategic importance in the Medieval period (1066-1547), as it guarded an important entrance to the town. It is the only gate dating from Shrewsbury’s 13th century town walls that still survives. The parliamentary forces are thought to have entered Shrewsbury through these gates during the Civil War (1642-1651).