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, 8 April 2012

The Bricklayers

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A photo looking down Reynold Street showing the Bricklayers Pub.
It is the white building on the extreme left.
Another of our "lost" pubs, of which there are too many now.

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Dave took this picture of the Bricklayers Arms when it was still recognisable as an ex-public house.  

4 comments:

westarsteve said...

this pub always did good buisness when the ritz cinema was next to it

Dave Williams said...

I've not got a photo of the Bricklayers when it was still a going concern but I've got one of it which I took just before demolition which I'll send to you.

JohnT said...
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JohnT said...

I got a good ticking off from my Dad when somebody split on me for going in the Bricklayers for a few pints when I was under age. My Dad said that the clout was not for drinking under age it was because I could have got the landlord in trouble. I soon found watering holes further afield. Happy days!