Ye Olde Edgar,Chester

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top spotter on July 27, 2012

A few doors up from the Bear & Billet are these two former town houses which were once joined together as an inn. Ye Old Edgar is actually much older than the Bear and Billet, dating from c1570, and one of the best examples of late Tudor building in Chester. The name commemorates the tradition that in AD 973, the Saxon King Edgar was rowed down the river Dee by eight tributory Celtic kings, in token of their submission to him. The inn name survives, although the building has been converted back to two dwellings.

top spotter on July 29, 2012

Hello Steve thanks again for the like award this is one of the reall old buildings in Chester.Best wishes Alan

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Photo taken in Chester, Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, UK

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  • Uploaded on July 27, 2012
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    by top spotter
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX S2500
    • Taken on 2012/07/21 14:03:40
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 4.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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