Aldbrough, The George And Dragon c.1955

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Caption for Aldbrough, the George and Dragon c1955: The name of the village means 'castle' or 'entrenchment'. This quaint public house was probably built on the site of a coaching inn. The present building was constructed in the late 17th century, and it underwent remodelling in the 19th century. It is a focal point of the village.

An extract from Yorkshire Coastal Memories.

Memories of Aldbrough


My family had a caravan in the field behind Johnsons Farm, opposite the corrugated iron clad cafe in the picture. At one end of the cafe were amusement machines such as; Jennings indian head, one armed bandits and other mechanical amusements. Our caravan, originally a tourer but then a static, was made by a small (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Aldbrough, the George and Dragon c1955: The name of the village means 'castle' or 'entrenchment'. This quaint public house was probably built on the site of a coaching inn. The present building was constructed in the late 17th century, and it underwent remodelling in the 19th century. It is a focal point of the village.

An extract from Yorkshire Coastal Memories.

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