Monday, December 27, 2010

Oxford - Wheatsheaf Yard ...

... 'the Wheatsheaf' Public House sign...
tucked away in the Wheatsheaf Yard,
behind No. 129 High Street.
source: headington.org.uk
  
 ... sign, 'Wheatsheaf Yard', a pedestrian passageway
linking High Street to Blue Boar Street
in the very heart of Oxford City Centre ...
source: vslandp.com
  
 ... down the alleyway ...
   
 ... up above the Wheatsheaf pub, a fairly average smallish venue
that hosts a lot of gigs from regular local bands or jazz nights ...
source: drownedinsound.com 
... the building is first recorded as an inn in 1662,
when it was called the Hen & Chicken.
It was not known as the Wheatsheaf until 1761.
source: headington.org.uk
   
 ... 'The House' decked courtyard terrace ...
   
... The House, Cocktail bar and restaurant ...
by housebar.co.uk  - 11, Wheatsheaf Yard
Gallery
... Not just a pretty place 'The House' is also perfectly
located in the lanes behind the High Street. 
And the cocktails are great too; with perfectly
executed classics alongside lively new concoctions ...
... not something you’ll find down every Oxford alley...

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