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Caption for Bristol, Ye Llandoger Trow C1950: King Street still retains many 17th and 18th century buildings, despite attempts by the Luftwaffe to destroy them. Here we see the Llandoger Trow Inn, whilst a little way down the street is the Theatre Royal, home of the Bristol Old Vic since 1946.

An extract from Around Bristol Photographic Memories.

Memories of Bristol, Ye Llandoger Trow c1950

The Llandoger Trow - It is rumoured that Daniel DeFoe had met Alexander Selkirk ( shipwrekced sailor who had been rescued by a Bristol ship) in the Llandoger, on whose story he based his book 'Robinson Crusoe'. The Llandoger is also supposed to be the model for The Admiral Benbow pub in Robert Louis Stevenson's (...Read full memory)

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