Gibbet. S9 0.000000 0.000000 Advertisements Rate this:Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related 3 thoughts on “Gibbet. S9” Add yours Oh dear. What a reminder of worse times. What is the context PC? Reply This is part of a pub called the Noose And Gibbet Inn: http://www.nooseandgibbetinn.co.uk/index.htm On the website it explains that the pub is only 60 yards (although I think they mean miles) from the site where the last man in England was hanged…. “The Noose & Gibbet Inn is only 60 yards from the place where the last man in England was hanged (at Tyburn near York in 1792) and then transported to Sheffield where he was placed on a gibbet for all to see. (That man was Spence Broughton from Sleaford in Lincolnshire who had been convicted of robbing the London Mail Train). A major entertainment event, it is recorded that the boys of the Old Grammar School in Sheffield joined the other citizens in a general holiday to ‘enjoy’ the occasion. It wasn’t until 1867 that the actual gibbet was found during the course of excavations. Now, the name of Spence Broughton is to be seen around The Noose & Gibbet, adding a unique atmosphere to this charismatic pub brimming with modern day features and true value.” Reply Aha! That explains it. Thanks PC. It sounds as though it could be a noisy place to stay in football season. Please leave your comment in the box below Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.