The New Inn at The Camp

This pub, until its closure in 1959, was run by Bill Workman. At that time, he was the only man who used hairgrips to keep his hair out of his eves. He was a big burly man and drew good beer from the wood. The slides in his hair were helpful in terms of trade: […]

Highwayman at the George Inn

Reported in the Gloucester Journal, 23 July 1763 About noon on the previous Saturday a man entered a blacksmith’s shop in Chalford Bottom to have his horse shod. There it was recognised that both he and his horse met the description of a highwayman who three weeks earlier had robbed and shot a man on […]

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