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Bridge Inn, Twenty Pence Inn, Wilburton

History of the Bridge Inn

Bridge Inn Wilburton (Twenty Pence Inn) OS map 1901

Twenty Pence Inn 1982


The landlords of the Twenty Pence Inn near Cottenham invited the Queen and the Prime Minister to a party to celebrate the introduction of the new 20p coin. But they both had other engagements. A special Twenty Pence Ale – brewed for the occasion – was on sale but could only be bought with a 20 pence coin. A display of old brewing equipment was loaned from Haddenham Farmland Museum and music supplied by Cottenham Brass Band and the Steve Anthony Duo. (Press 10/6/1982)

Twenty Pence Inn 1991


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