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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 11th March, 2015)

The Red Lion Pub

The Red Lion Pub

Photo: Dougie Yates  (Olympus D-435)
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Comment by: Janet (FL) on 11th March 2015 at 00:09

Good pic Dougie... I never have been in there or any of the Ashton Pubs... It looks good, but bigger than I remember it.. Is the section on the right as we look at is a addition?

Comment by: Mick on 11th March 2015 at 07:33

Yes Janet the section on the right does look like and new bit.

Cant believe they have installed a Hand rail to help the old folk get up them steps.

Comment by: Dougie on 11th March 2015 at 08:04

It is Janet so is the bottom window on the left to be honest I've never looked at the pub this close before, I think they could have done a job better matching the new build on the right

Comment by: Mick on 11th March 2015 at 09:01

Dougie if you have never noticed the new build that shows they have done a good job in matching it up.

Comment by: Dougie on 11th March 2015 at 11:13

Mick they have I agree but don't tell me they couldn't have done better above the window of the new build, I was drinking in there at seventeen lol as all the pit lads from Stones used it and I tagged along with them

Comment by: Janet (FL) on 11th March 2015 at 12:28

Mick, are you taking the Micky, lol, aren't old people allowed into pubs now? if they are, some may need help with the steps... Could be you or I one day, needing help with steps.. :-)

Comment by: MarieM on 11th March 2015 at 20:25

Dougie, What a beautiful building.

Comment by: Peterp on 11th March 2015 at 20:55

Side of pub extended in 1987 then to rear in 1990

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 12th March 2015 at 22:01

Thankyou Janet FL.I was going to write exactly the same words.I find it hard to climb steps anywhere ans a handrail is a godsend.

Comment by: Janet (FL) on 13th March 2015 at 00:19

You are very welcome Jean.. For a lot of people, getting old is far from easy... God Bless...

Comment by: Diane on 17th March 2015 at 21:52

Which side was extended in 1987? I've lived here since 2003 and since then the right side has been done.

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