appeals for photos of Burnham-On-Sea pubs for new book
author of a new book focussing on the history of Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge's pubs is on the hunt for photos of several local
Mann is appealing for local people to send her their images of pubs
from over the decades in Burnham-On-Sea, Highbridge and the surrounding
area for her new book, which is due to be published this autumn.
will be my second book on local pubs, the first featured pubs in
Bridgwater and was a success," Jane told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
researching pubs, coaching inns and hotels in and around Burnham
and am finding they have wonderful histories and fascinating stories."
have a great interest in local history and the Burnham area has
a rich history - there have been at least 16 pubs in Highbridge
alone over the years!"
adds: "Compiling a book like this isn't easy and it takes a
lot of time to pull everything together so anyone who is happy to
share any images they have with dates pubs in the area - whether
open or closed - would be really appreciated."
from each of the £10 books sold will be donated to BARB Search
and Rescue in Burnham-On-Sea, which operates two rescue hovercrafts
and two inshore rescue boats.
is a list of the local pub photos that Jane is currently looking
Hotel, High St, B-O-S
The Black Bull, Mark
Bristol Bridge Inn (Highbridge)
The Crown, Church Rd, East Huntspill
The Hobbs Boat, Bridgwater Rd, Lympsham
Huntspill Arms And Scarlet Pimpernel (This Is The Same Pub But
It Has Had 4 Names I Have Photos Of Them As The Other 2 Names So
Just Need These 2)
Ocean Wave, B-O-S
The Old Pier Tavern, Pier St, B-O-S
The Orchard, Church Rd, West Huntspill
Puzzle Gardens, B-O-S
The Railway Inn, East Huntspill
The Rosewood, Love Lane B-O-S
Shoulder Of Mutton, Pawlett
Somerset Vaults, Newton Road, Highbridge
The Watchfield Inn, Watchfield
The White Cottage, West Huntspill
you have any of the pictures, please email Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org