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Ghost Signs
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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.
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Image for OXO - Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Great Britain.view gallery

NENE25.9 km

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Ghost SignsOXO - Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Great Britain.

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The OXO ghost sign is hardly readable. OXO is an old and famous brand of stock cubes. The sign is located next to the White Hart Hotel in the centre of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: 3/18/2014

Image for R. Arkrill Ltd. – Harrogate, UKview gallery

NENE26.1 km

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Ghost SignsR. Arkrill Ltd. – Harrogate, UK

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This sign advertises R. Ackrill Ltd., general printers and newspaper proprietors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/10/2012

last visited: 3/15/2014

Image for The Market Place Fish & Chip Restaurant, Market Place, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.view gallery

SS86.6 km

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Ghost SignsThe Market Place Fish & Chip Restaurant, Market Place, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

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Tucked away on the Market Square is a long-time restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 3/21/2012

Image for Glass Warehouse sign, Kendalview gallery

NWNW87.4 km

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Ghost SignsGlass Warehouse sign, Kendal

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A faded sign painted in white on a gable end above a modern hairdresser's. The words are "GLASS WAREHOUSE" which appear to be over painted on top of "HEATH ... CLASS &"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2011

last visited: 8/11/2011

Image for Ghost sign - Brownhills Road, Burslem, Shropshire, UK.view gallery

SS88.8 km

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Ghost SignsGhost sign - Brownhills Road, Burslem, Shropshire, UK.

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This old sign has faded and then it looks as though it has been painted over and the re-paint has faded too!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2012

last visited: 8/15/2012

Image for Neville Street - Ulverston, Cumbria UKview gallery

NWNW97.7 km

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Ghost SignsNeville Street - Ulverston, Cumbria UK

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Pretty ghostly and hard to make out. Cornflours and Provender but not sure of the rest. On the side of Neville Court Nos. 5-12, which has a date stone of 1875. Old garage signs further along street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martlakes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: never

Image for Ghost, The Forest House, Love Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UKview gallery

SWSW100.4 km

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Ghost SignsGhost, The Forest House, Love Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UK

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The north side of the Weatherspoons public house (known as The Forest House) hides an old advert for Lamont and Son's ........tary

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

Image for Green Dragon, Foregate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UKview gallery

SWSW100.4 km

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Ghost SignsGreen Dragon, Foregate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UK

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A ghost sign that reads 'Green Dragon' on the side of the red brick wall on Santander.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Star Supply Stores -  Shepshed, Leicestershireview gallery

SS118.1 km

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Ghost SignsStar Supply Stores - Shepshed, Leicestershire

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Star Supply Stores were one of the first supermarket chains in the UK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

Image for Police Station, Front Street, Alston, Essex.view gallery

NN121.2 km

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Ghost SignsPolice Station, Front Street, Alston, Essex.

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A partially blanked out sign above the front door of the Old Police Station betrays the former use of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/15/2012

last visited: never

Image for B Borchard - Swine Gate, Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK.view gallery

SESE122.8 km

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Ghost SignsB Borchard - Swine Gate, Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK.

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Long gone. Shoe makers like this just don't exist any more round here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Bass -  Guildhall Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK.view gallery

SESE123.1 km

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Ghost SignsBass - Guildhall Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK.

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Bass is an old brand that nearly disappeared but was rescued for the British beer drinker. This sign is now badly obscured.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2011

last visited: never

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SS136.2 km

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Ghost SignsBovril

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Prominent ghost sign featuring the famous beef extract.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member samyurai

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: never

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SS136.6 km

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Ghost SignsIron Jelloids

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A prominent ghost sign advertising a proprietary tonic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member samyurai

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: never

Image for The Old Shop  Signage  -  Somerby  - Leicestershireview gallery

SESE137.4 km

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Ghost SignsThe Old Shop Signage - Somerby - Leicestershire

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a Faded advert for Whitbread Brewery Advertising their Stouts and Ales and Mackeson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2012

last visited: 8/31/2012

Image for Castle Print Works, Carlisle, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW144.4 km

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Ghost SignsCastle Print Works, Carlisle, Cumbria

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The faded sign reads Castle Print Works. Now Bari Indian cuisine takeaway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: never

Image for Northampton Brewery on Union Inn, Market Harboroughview gallery

SS156.1 km

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Ghost SignsNorthampton Brewery on Union Inn, Market Harborough

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On either end of the late Georgian red brick building are faded signs. This one is still discernible advertising the Northampton Brewery. The other end is covered by a modern sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2007

last visited: never

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