Monday, 19 July 2010

The Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon

A former coaching inn, the Swan Hotel in Bradford-on-Avon has long been a favourite with travellers. The second half of the nineteenth century saw the demise of many coach companies but by the early 1900s a new clientele was appearing on the roads: cyclists and motorists, who came to discover the charms of the town and its surroundings. In 1912 members of a Motorcycle Club gathered there and had their picture taken before setting off.

Swan Hotel
Family & Commercial
Good Accommodation
For Cyclists & Motorists
Comfortable / Coffee / Commercial / & Private Sitting / Rooms
Luncheons. Dinners. Teas
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This sign is particularly elegant. In order to appreciate some of its fine details you may want to click on the pictures below.

Location: Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire / Picture taken on: 17/07/2010

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