Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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Sunday, 7 November 2010

The Sportsman

When I walked down to Morrisons yesterday I was really happy to see work in progress on the Sportsman pub. It had become very tatty and tired looking over the last few years and I was beginning to think it might be closing....not any more!

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The Sportsman has always been a place to enjoy good beer with a great selection of real ales on sale.It has long been a member of CAMRA.

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Two Cuban sisters, Belen and Cangui run a Cuban Restaurant called "El Cuba Libre" in the Sportsman. They have converted the former function room into a great place full of the sites and sounds of their homeland.

3 comments:

Tom said...

They have done very well removing all that green paint Nancy... the Stonework looks very nice.. I must make an effort to sample their wares at sometime... ha!

ian... said...

The guy doing the work redecorated my Inlaws house a couple of years ago - he didn't need all the scaffolding though! When you stand back & weigh it up, he's got quite a task on his hands there, but he's doing a great job of it :>)

I love the Pitch Porter. They have a guest cider on too (cough cough...only in moderation...lol)

Tom said...

Great link here Ian... that Porter sound mighty fine..