Three Hulats.

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dogduke
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Postby dogduke » Sat 31 Mar, 2012 10:46 pm

Was it Wetherspoons who changed
ithe name when they took the pub over ?
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Jogon
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Postby Jogon » Sun 01 Apr, 2012 1:34 pm

Dogd
Yeah think so. Seems very Weatherspoon-ish.
Seacrofter
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Postby Seacrofter » Sat 29 Mar, 2014 12:05 pm

The Three Hulats is indeed a Wetherspoons pub now. Only been in it once and don't think I'll bother going back, typical Wetherspoons service!

Can't remember what it was called before hand though?
johnnyg
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Postby johnnyg » Sun 30 Mar, 2014 4:12 am

It was called The Mexborough Arms before Wetherspoons took it over. The first pub, this is the second, was built as a coaching inn and it is said that there was a gallows on the site of the old bowling green. The pub was extended in the late 70's, creating Fox's nightclub which was very popular. I went to see John Lowe, Leighton Rees, Cliff Lazarenko and Eric Bristow all play an exhibition match there one night (78/79) and the place was packed. It suffered a bit when the Shoulder of Mutton closed as a lot of the people causing the Shoulder's problems became regulars but since then the landlord has worked hard to keep it the decent pub it is.
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LS1
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Postby LS1 » Mon 31 Mar, 2014 9:36 am

Hence originally being called "The Bowling Green Inn".

Major landowners in the area being the Earl of Mexborough (hence the streets called "Mexborough")

Saville's hence the Savilles...

Earl Cowper - hence Cowper Street and Louis, Leopold and Francis which were his middle names.

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