The Dirty Bottles

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    Website of the pub. "....The Dirty Bottles – or as the locals in Alnwick, Northumberland say it ‘Thi Dorty Bottles’ – pub has been open for over two centuries and the building is thought to have been constructed in the 1600’s. The pub was previously called Ye Old Cross Inn but due to the famous “Curse of the Dirty Bottles“, said bottles remained untouched in one of the front windows and a sign was affixed at the window, which read ‘Dirty Bottles’, so most local Alnwick folk adopted that name and we have continued with that tradition. Current owner and proud local lad Mark Jones purchased the Bottles in late 2014 to save the iconic pub from being developed into flats...."
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    The Dirty Bottles
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years ago
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