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Definition funny of Lechlade:
The head of navigation of the River Thames, and about four miles from Fairford. A really cool place to grow up in, and learn how to drink beer. We had a motorcycle race circuit from Cox's Service Station where I used to work, down the High Street, around the bend by the church, right into Sherborne Street and back to Cox's. In the summer, we drank beer by the side of the River Thames. In the winter we drank beer or cider in the Swan Inn, and sometimes in the Red Lion. Incidently, the landlord of the Red Lion at the time was one Douggie Wainright, who later in life got shot dead by Michael Ryan in the Hungerford Massacre.
We went to Lechlade the other day to drink some beer. Ces puked up all over the Red Lion carpet while Raz poured his beer over the landlords shoes.
Songs about Lechlade:
George King of Lechlade by Interviewer Peter Duddridge from the Album Gloucestershire Characters - Recollections from the Forest of Dean, Severn Vale and High Cotswold
George King Of Lechlade (Witney To Fairford Branch Railway) by Interviewer Peter Duddridge from the Album Steam & Harness - recollections of power and transport on the Cotswolds
Mrs. Lily Moss Of Lechlade (The Canals) by Interviewer Peter Duddridge from the Album Steam & Harness - recollections of power and transport on the Cotswolds
Books about Lechlade:
Lechlade: Webster's Timeline History, 1624 - 2003 by Icon Group International (Apr 16, 2009)
Thames Valley Drainage Acts, 1871 & 1874: Report Of Sir John Hawkshaw, Civil Engineer, On The Drainage Of Lands... by Sir John Hawkshaw (Sep 24, 2012)
Lechlade and Fairford, Gloucestershire: The official guide (1952)
The Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Butler's Field, Lechlade, Gloucestershire: Volume 2 (Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph... by Angela Boyle, Dido Clark, David Miles and Simon Palmer (May 31, 2011)
The Cruising Guide to Inns and Taverns: The Thames - Reading to Lechlade by Rose Lewis and John Crooks (Jul 31, 1993)
STANFORD\'S RIVER THAMES, MAP, FROM RICHMOND TO LECHLADE by Unknown (1984)
Stanford"s Map of the River Thames from Richmond to Lechlade by Capt. O M Watts (1949)
Wiki information Lechlade:
Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England. It is the highest point at which the River Thames is navigable. The town is named after the River Leach that joins the Thames near The Trout...
The Trout Inn is a pub next to the River Thames at Lechlade in the English county of Gloucestershire. The Grade II listed stone building consists of two two-storey structures, one late medieval and the other added in the 18th century. The building...