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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 28th October, 2012)

Balcarres Arms

Balcarres Arms

Photo: Thomas Walsh  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
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Comment by: alan on 28th October 2012 at 00:03

A graveyard next door is handy for those who drink too much.

Comment by: Ken R on 28th October 2012 at 00:04

Nice photo, many memories, my mam and neice are in this church yard. Balcarres serves a nice pint.

Comment by: Phil whitehead on 28th October 2012 at 00:10

Nice shot, i drove past it a few weeks ago to take the long way home from work when Manchester road was flooded close to the railway bridge in Ince.

Comment by: Brian from Aspull now living in Massachusetts on 28th October 2012 at 00:14

Great picture. I just returned to Massachusetts after visiting my
Dad and brother. Walked past this pub daily on my wall from Standish to Aspull.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 28th October 2012 at 02:39

Ha ha ha Alan good one!! Nice building structure, you wouldn't want to get too drunk walking home through the graveyard late at night, wouldn't be much of a thriller!!!! Nice photo Tom, cheers. :-)

Comment by: Ron D on 28th October 2012 at 10:05

Looks like they are waiting for early doors.

Comment by: Daveb on 28th October 2012 at 11:15

Was in last night ,Halloween party on, singer on, and buffet ,was a good night, its under new management now they came in this week ,wish them luck.Good photo Thomas.

Comment by: Roy on 28th October 2012 at 12:11

Is this not classed as Haigh, the church is St David,s, Haigh isn,t it?

Comment by: irene roberts on 28th October 2012 at 14:44

There is a grave somewhere in that churchyard with the date 31st April on it.

Comment by: Bill on 28th October 2012 at 16:34

Brian from Aspull...I've got a good friend who lives in Acushnet, Mass.
Hoping to visit them sometime next year.

Comment by: Thomas(Tom) Walsh on 29th October 2012 at 00:02

Thank you for kind comments. I was tempted to say I wonder if they sell Boddingtons Ales(Boddys),

Comment by: Brian from Massachusetts on 2nd November 2012 at 00:12

Hi Bill
Acushnet - home of Titleist golf balls. Nice part of the state. I live in Leominster. You are welcome to stop by for a visit. We Wigganers have to stick together

Comment by: Neil & Baz on 21st December 2012 at 19:57

We can confirm Irene Roberts statement that there is indeed a gravestone with 31st April on it. It's just down from the top lefthand corner of the church, as you look from the pub.

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