Identification Longshot and Talking Point 2009

  Brumas 20:58 06 Jul 2018
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Good Evening All

A mixed bag tonight, the first one is a typical village pub.

The writing on the wall of the middle building says CW Marston, Beer, Wine And Spirits.

  Aitchbee 21:23 06 Jul 2018

Might be somewhere in Cork [CTC]?

  john bunyan 21:23 06 Jul 2018

Sparse clues. The "grit" bin says CTC, presumably C.... Town Council . Have scoured them but there are so many. Also Bass and Guinness were widely distributed. At a guess somewhere in Cotswolds; hilly places like Naunton along the Windrush river?

  Brumas 21:30 06 Jul 2018

I thought it was quite unusual in the fact that it also doubled as a petrol station.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:41 06 Jul 2018

Thought Marstons was a Midllands beer.

  Govan1x 21:56 06 Jul 2018

Looks like a petrol pump outside the door. Wonder how much it was for a gallon in those days. Think I can remember it At one shilling and 10 pence a gallon.

  Middle of the Road 23:40 06 Jul 2018

Aitchbee

I think that you could be in the right country.

The sign under the window behind the pump has the first part obscured but the large writing at the bottom ends "rish". I cannot make out what is written above that.

  Brumas 10:13 07 Jul 2018

Middle of the Road, sorry to stifle your creative reasoning old pal ;o} but I have just used a magnifying glass and the sign says Orange (C)rush .

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:32 07 Jul 2018

Marstons was a Burton on Trent brewery so suspect this is somewhere in Staffordshire south Derbyshire area

  Govan1x 14:08 08 Jul 2018

Not it but at the correct angle. Now just noticed the roof on the far right of the photo there is what looks like a skylight open. Scotland is well known for its vast amounts of skylights on roofs.

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  Brumas 14:38 08 Jul 2018

Govan1x, I must admit, i gave up after the 39th New Inn ;o}

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