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« Reply #30 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 00:34:40 »

 There's some esoteric knowledge here... I'm getting lost around Knook.
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« Reply #31 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:27:40 »

I do believe that railway workers still refer to the bridge as the Chocolate Poodle.

They do.I remember one of my Bemerton team mates having a nasty accident there.
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« Reply #32 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:32:05 »

They do.I remember one of my Bemerton team mates having a nasty accident there.

I might not be down with the kids, but I know what a chocolate teapot and a chocolate starfish are, but what is a chocolate poodle  Hmmm
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« Reply #33 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:38:27 »

The old pub sign was a chocolate coloured poodle.Literal Reg no hidden meanings unfortunately
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« Reply #34 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:43:21 »

The old pub sign was a chocolate coloured poodle.Literal Reg no hidden meanings unfortunately
You well enough to come down for this game mate?
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« Reply #35 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:52:48 »

I might not be down with the kids, but I know what a chocolate teapot and a chocolate starfish are, but what is a chocolate poodle  Hmmm

It's a variety of the breed

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« Reply #36 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:53:11 »

The old pub sign was a chocolate coloured poodle.Literal Reg no hidden meanings unfortunately

What was the pub called?

Always fascinated by a couple of pubs sort of down that way... Cannards Grave.

http://www.sheptonmallettowncouncil.gov.uk/SheptonMallet/the_story_of_cannards_grave-16456.aspx

and the wonderful Tucker's Grave near Radstock.  The Tuckers was under threat of closure recently but I believe is still going.  The Cannards seems to have morphed into a restaurant.

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« Reply #37 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:54:39 »

Afraid not mate it's going to be new year for me I'm afraid,still got to have another op.Give em a shout/bollocking from me.
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« Reply #38 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:57:15 »

Afraid not mate it's going to be new year for me I'm afraid,still got to have another op.Give em a shout/bollocking from me.
I will Smiley your brother still living just round the corner from me? shame you can't make it.
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« Reply #39 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:03:04 »

What was the pub called?

Always fascinated by a couple of pubs sort of down that way... Cannards Grave.

http://www.sheptonmallettowncouncil.gov.uk/SheptonMallet/the_story_of_cannards_grave-16456.aspx

and the wonderful Tucker's Grave near Radstock.  The Tuckers was under threat of closure recently but I believe is still going.  The Cannards seems to have morphed into a restaurant.



Talking of pubs and that, just bought this book (not for what Amazon are charging) and its very interesting, cover photo may look familiar...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Built-Brew-History-heritage-brewery/dp/1848022387/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510657324&sr=8-1&keywords=built+to+brew
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« Reply #40 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:05:05 »

Talking of pubs and that, just bought this book (not for what Amazon are charging) and its very interesting, cover photo may look familiar...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Built-Brew-History-heritage-brewery/dp/1848022387/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510657324&sr=8-1&keywords=built+to+brew

Looks like the Arkells brewery  Hmmm
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« Reply #41 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:08:33 »

Looks like the Arkells brewery  Hmmm

Tis indeed! Although the Kingsdown Steam Brewery to give it its Sunday name...
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« Reply #42 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:43:48 »

I will Smiley your brother still living just round the corner from me? shame you can't make it.
Yes mate still there.next time I'm Down I will give you a shout.
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« Reply #43 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:46:13 »

Yes mate still there.next time I'm Down I will give you a shout.
Sounds like a plan, a couple of drinks in the Cerdic Wink
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« Reply #44 on: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:46:55 »

Pub was called The Chocolate Poodle reg,now unfortunately gone the way of many a local
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