The eighteenth Century Abbey Inn was at one time frequented by the 'big huggers', quarrymen from Bramley Quarry who came to slake their thirst. Often these men wore their heavy leather shoulder shields and boasted of their prowess in lifting enormous weights of milstone grit blocks.
At the back of the inn there was once a morgue and it does beg the question of whether any inebriated souls on their visit to the toilets saw more than they bargained for and allowed their imagination to run riot!!!!
Eighteenth Century Abbey Inn by Pollard Lane
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