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#287273 - 28th Jan 2009 12:22am THE ROYAL DUKE PUB
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I WORKED IN THE DUKE 1983/85 IN CORPORATION RD ENTRANCE IF YOU LOOKED UP THERE WAS A SQUARE PIECE OF GLASS BETWEEN FLOORS I ASKED THE LANDLORD WHY IT WAS THERE HE SAID THE Pub ONCE WAS A CUSTOM HOUSE AND THE GLASS REPLACED A TRAP DOOR FROM WERE HANGINGS IOOK PLACE CAN THIS BE FACT.WAS A Pub IN 1880? NEED HELP ON History PLEASE.
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#287465 - 28th Jan 2009 7:03pm Re: THE ROYAL DUKE PUB [Re: kimpri]
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I know no History on this, but I know they use pulleys on hoops to lower beer barrels into the cellar.
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#287544 - 28th Jan 2009 11:18pm Re: THE ROYAL DUKE PUB [Re: DavidB]
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Picture of Royal Duke here

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#287704 - 29th Jan 2009 4:53pm Re: THE ROYAL DUKE PUB [Re: uptoncx]
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cool picture mate,iv been trying to find a picture with the policeman in his traffic control box that stood in center of cross rd duke st corporation rd.still looking for History on Pub its got to be out there.
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