Botley, The Square 1957

Neg. B544002

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This photograph shows the Dolphin Hotel on the left of the Square, next to the mid-19th-century Market Hall. In the days when Botley was an important staging post on the coach route, the village boasted as many as fourteen inns. William Cobbett described Botley as 'the most delightful village in the world.'

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The Bugle Inn Today

This great pub has things happening every day - super food and fine beer. The website for the Bugle Inn is www.thebugleinnbotley.co.uk

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Josephines

Not really a memory but I wonder if any of you folk remember a florist shop called Josepine's in Botley, I believe it was on the Hedge End road. She was a Barfoot and a sister of my nan, I think! Any memories would be great ... a photo magnifico. I have family in Hedge End and my Grandad had a shop called HG or WG Ferris in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Botley by Lee Ferris

To The Lady Wanting To Find People Remembering Josephines

I do remember this lovely lady, her brother, and her quaint little shop. She sold flowers, fruit, veg, sweets, tobacco etc, and wonderful lemon dip sugar. My dad used her shop nearly every day on his way to or from work, and at weekends we were taken there to buy the veg /flowers for ...Read full memory

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