The Brawn's Den public house, Winchester Drive, Brandon

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Brandon


County Durham

  • Description

    "A very modern pub, named after the local belief that Brandon takes its name from Brawn's Den, or den of a notorious wild boar, a local semi-mythical beast, akin to the Lambton Worm (and that the nearby village of Brancepeth is likewise named after said beast). There is indeed, a farmstead nearby called Brawn's Den, but research suggests that the name Brandon has a quite different derivation." Photo by Oliver Dixon, 2006.
  • Owner

    Oliver Dixon
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/124383
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month, 1 week ago
    Viewed: 79 times
    Picture Taken: 2006-02-17
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