Several Wetherspoon pubs have ‘moon’ in their name, linking them with George Orwell’s ideal pub. The famous writer called his fictitious pub ‘Moon Under Water’. This one stands on the site of Allen’s Grocery and Tallow Chandlery Stores. It was demolished in c1885 to make way for a purpose-built post office which served Boston until 1907. For many years, it was Brenner’s Bazaar – then, later, government offices, a restaurant and a bar.
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