Old Fashioned Hospitality

September 4, 2019

Old Fashioned Hospitality
Being some miles from Abingdon, I wondered what to blog about today. There was an old travel guide in an old bookshop that recommended places around the country. Called Signpost by W.B. McMinnies – published in 1964, the guide has an entry for the Crown and Thistle that begins “Salmon coloured walls and blue woodwork attract attention as you enter Abingdon from Dorchester and if you drive in to the cobbled courtyard you will not be disappointed. For this old coaching inn has just that indefinable air of quality, hospitality and comfort that is so much sought after and so seldom found to-day…
Old Fashioned Hospitality
The old postcard was found separately.

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