The word ‘moon’ appears in the name of several Wetherspoon pubs, linking them with the ideal pub envisaged by George Orwell. The highly acclaimed author called his pub ‘Moon Under Water’. This building is the former British School. It opened in 1838, with two classrooms, each measuring 40x30 feet, one for boys and one for girls. The school closed in 1901 and was then used as a public hall, a dairy and a restaurant.
Posters advertising The Enfield Manufacturing Company Ltd, who were first registered to manufacture bicycles in 1893.
Instructions for the Enfield Rifle.
An original rule book for the Enfield Golf Club, 1893/4.
A photograph of Mrs Royer in her garden at 1 River Cottages, Gentleman’s Row, 1919.
A photograph of Enfield Cottage Hospital, later the War Memorial Hospital, c1900.
A copy of the purchase document of Old Park, and a photograph of Old Park House, 1890.
A photograph of Christ Church and Chase Side Chapel, c1890.
A copy of Enfield’s coat of arms, and an illustration of Bush Hill, over Salmons Brook.
A stained-glass window, which is a huge feature in the pub.
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