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Boy and Barrel - Westgate, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers
N 53° 47.712 W 001° 45.432
30U E 581862 N 5961452
Quick Description: The Boy and Barrel, may appear to be rather whimsical as a name for a pub, but it has traditional, even ancient origins.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/26/2011 4:25:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMCNMW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 5

Long Description:
Bachus was the roman god of wine and may have been brought to these islands with the Roman invasions. As time progressed, the image of Bachus which was often a bearded man or at his youngest, a youth, grapes in hand, was replaced by a small, chubby infant. This child was often depicted sitting on top of a tun. The Boy and Barrel is a short step from there.
Name of Artist: Not known.

Date of current sign: Not known.

Date of first pub on site: Not known.

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B:W:R visited Boy and Barrel - Westgate, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK. 3/6/2013 B:W:R visited it