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Picturesque Coaching Inns. The New Inn, Gloucester.

Series title: "Picturesque Coaching Inns." Postcard No. 9377
Title: Picturesque Coaching Inns. The New Inn, Gloucester.
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons'
Printed colour postcard with TUCK'S POST CARD 
Carte Postale Postkarte divided back
Code: PC-TUCK-9377e ~ Grade: A- ~ Price: 6.50 ~ SOLD

The New Inn, Gloucester, despite its somewhat contradictory
name, counts itself as one of the oldest inns in
England, having been founded by John Twining, a monk
of the adjacent abbey, in 1450-7, for the reception of
pilgrims. Documentary evidence exists for its antiquity,
among other quaint relics being being a record of the proclamations
of the coronations of Queen Elizabeth and Lady
Jane Grey, and also an announcement that William
Shakespeare's dramatic company would perform here.

Raphael Tuck & Sons'

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