The Golden Butt was one of a number of pubs in Cannon Street to be demolished in the Shirley redevelopment scheme of the 1960s. Which of these pubs was also demolished during the redevelopment of Cannon Street?
The old coaching inn, the Royal Mail was demolished for the widening of Millbrook Road in the 1960s. One of Southampton’s most famous coaches was the ‘Red Rover’; on a good day, the ‘Red Rover’ had been known to complete the Southampton-London run in how long?
The Merry Oak Hotel on the corner of Spring Road was built around the same time as the housing estate. In what decade?
The Coachmakers’ Arms was located at the corner of Bargate Street and Above Bar Street, presumably named in honour of the many coach-making businesses in the area. Which coachmaker, known as ‘Southampton’s Dick Whittington’, was mayor of the town multiple times in the mid-19th century?