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#279647 - 2nd Jan 2009 10:30pm 171 George & Dragon
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171 George & Dragon 82 Grange Road
was once St. George's Hotel

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#425158 - 14th Aug 2010 7:25pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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In the late 60s the managers of the George and Dragon were husband and wife. He was often drunk and they would have rows. Eventually one night after closing she stabbed him to death. She received a few years for manslaughterI can't recall their names unfortunately.

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#432105 - 18th Sep 2010 6:31pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: Raymondoj]
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I can, well his at least. I think it was 1969 0r 1970. She stabbed him in the bedroom upstairs. His name was George. People were saying that is was the first time George was killed by the Dragon.

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#471903 - 12th Feb 2011 1:26pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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been revamped and under new management

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#472572 - 13th Feb 2011 9:12pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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Not been in there for 2 years will check it out.
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#606292 - 22nd Oct 2011 8:15pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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The George and Dragon on a wet evening in 1968. The Conway St. flyover is still under construction. Grange Road still went all the way to Argyle St., where it had traffic lights


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#606306 - 22nd Oct 2011 8:48pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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Since its reopened its not a bad night out to be fair. A young couple have ventured into the world of business and are doing a good job of it. I pop down once a week.
Looking at the picture above, I remember going to Decades a few times, the less I say about that place the better i think!!!

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#786784 - 17th Apr 2013 12:25pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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Now tinned up and for Sale


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#790387 - 29th Apr 2013 4:02pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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im wondering if its been sold already as they were boarding it up again today, maybe new owner wanted it to be more secure ??
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#790395 - 29th Apr 2013 4:33pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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Someone will buy this and turn it into flats.Good investment who ever gets it.
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#790442 - 29th Apr 2013 6:24pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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That was a good Pub to go to on a Saturday to start off first before going to the clubs many times ive been in there smile
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#790470 - 29th Apr 2013 7:07pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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More History and Heritage GONE frown
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#795038 - 20th May 2013 6:28pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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This place has been fully refurbished and reopens this Friday under new owners and management as a free house.

Friday 25th May for a 3 day Launch Event.
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#795605 - 23rd May 2013 3:01pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: DJAJXKP]
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This place has been fully refurbished and reopens this Friday under new owners and management as a free house.

Friday 25th May for a 3 day Launch Event.
Thanks for this update.Great News as everything is being turned into flats because of this bedroom tax lark.Since its bank holiday,tempted to go and have a peep,cheers.
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#798061 - 3rd Jun 2013 7:34pm Re: 171 George & Dragon [Re: derekdwc]
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Its looking good, was down there with work for the opening weekend... Seemed to be getting good feedback from everyone who came in...
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