wiganworld home page
Home Photos of Wigan Stuff News What's on Classifieds Forum Communicate Guestbook Links
 Search    In association with  The Wigan Courier
  Hobbies / Books
  History of Wigan
  Wigan ex-pats
  Wigan genealogy
Started by: jonty (69)  Report abuse
Can aybody tell me where the King of Prussia Yard aquired it's name.

Posted by: rio caroni (5077)  Report abuse
I think that there used to be a pub called the King of Prussia on the site facing the Bricklayers.If you look on the wall entering the Parish Church yard there is a sign still refering to Lowes parking restrictions.

Posted by: robbie (inactive) Report abuse
You are right rio caroni The King of Prussia Pub was in the yard across from the Bricklayers Arms Pub near to Mr Chips by the side of the Church Yard. =

Posted by: bloobloo (221)  Report abuse
hi, the king of prussia yard is next to Mr Chips in Hallgate No. 28 & 28a. the king of prussia pub is now Mr chips & the cafe next door to it.
the typical salt glazed brick can still be seen at the back of the cafe in the yard.
there are still original features upstairs above the chippy & cafe.

Posted by: wiganyankeeron (inactive) Report abuse
Just been to Gallimores for a meal and noticed a painting of the King of Prussia pub, and yes it was on the site of what is now MR CHIPS. I asked Howard, the owner of both Gallimores and MR CHIPS, and he confirmed that it was the correct location as he has an original photograph of the pub. I was always under the impression that the pub was higher up Hallgate towards Market street. Now I know


Note: You must login to post a reply.
If you haven't registered, why not join now?. Registration is FREE!
 © 2019 wiganworld
Click here to read the privacy policy, disclaimer and copyright information.
Please contact us with your ideas, suggestions, moans or questions.