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#245322 - 30th Jul 2008 8:24pm The Ford Estate
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anyone know what pubs use to be on the ford or are still now?
me and the misses have a dispute about a Pub called the buccaneer i say that there was she says no! anyone out there help us thanks!!!
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#245327 - 30th Jul 2008 9:52pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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Your right, she`s wrong! Bet that doesnt happen very often!!! laugh
Buccaneer stil there at the top of the BEECHWOOD estate as it is known now, if they havnt burnt it to the ground!
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#245328 - 30th Jul 2008 9:58pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: hoseman]
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thankyou! any photos would not go a miss?
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#245339 - 31st Jul 2008 12:07am Re: The Ford Estate [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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SORRY!!!!
Im wrong! I was thinking or the Corsair!! OOOPS (rhymes with "clucking bell"!!) smack
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#245353 - 31st Jul 2008 8:55am Re: The Ford Estate [Re: hoseman]
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...is the 1o'clock Gun still there....
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#245363 - 31st Jul 2008 12:41pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: StuyMac]
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the corsair, one o'clock gun, beechwood social club, the windmill, the seven styles.

there the pubs that are on the ford now

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#245367 - 31st Jul 2008 1:00pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: stumpy]
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Old Berkonian joke...

Question "Where is the Buccaneer"?

Answer "On ya buccan-head"!

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#245392 - 31st Jul 2008 6:46pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: ]
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is the buccaneer no longer there then? or was it never there?
see some remberd the old joke!
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#245393 - 31st Jul 2008 6:49pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: StuyMac]
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One O`Clock Gun was still ther last time i staggered through its doors 2 yrs ago!
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#245418 - 31st Jul 2008 10:32pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: hoseman]
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I think one Pub got knocked down and replaced by houses when the estate got a 'facelift' late eighties or early nineties. AS a young lad I delivered papers, (from RSMcColl's) on the first few ave's for a while...rough as toast. yes

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#245419 - 31st Jul 2008 10:37pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: Shambo]
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was the Pub knocked down then?
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#245429 - 31st Jul 2008 11:10pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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You can't quote me on that...think so though, unless I imagined it.

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#245483 - 1st Aug 2008 4:23pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: Shambo]
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Local geeky knowledge question - anyone know why the 7 Styles is called that?

PS I do so I will be marking your answers!

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#245493 - 1st Aug 2008 7:02pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: AR_One]
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is it because its was on the site of style number 7?
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#245512 - 1st Aug 2008 10:25pm Re: The Ford Estate [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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anyone out there with any photos of ford towers of stories?
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