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    Default The Swan, London Road, 1969

    I reckon I’ve been a bit serious with my recent blogs, so here is an image from 1969 that should raise a smile or two. The Swan was pulled down a few years back for road improvements but I don’t think it ranks highly on the list of lost buildings. As for [...]

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    I remember the Swan very well , i used to go for a drink in there after work sometimes .. Brings back memories , thanks Colin ..

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    Hah the good old Mini skirt Mary Quant named it after her Mini car, it went out of fashion in early 70's though Collin and when the punk scene arrived it came back but the girls were wearing blacktights and skirt.

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    Thanks again Colin ... enjoyed the Mini's...Va-Va-Voom!

    The Swan Inn appears on the 1848 OS map highlighted in Red. Is the Swan on your photograph on the opposite side of the road to this one?

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    1848 OS map courtesy of LRO.

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    No thats not the Swan in Collins,Dazza...do you see that forked road to the right of the map...well thats where the Swan was.

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    Here's where it was....
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