The Old Boot, inn sign; 1875; 1924.2763
The Old Boot, inn signAbout this object
Sign from The Old Boot Inn: a large boot painted on two pieces of wood pinned together. It was originally hung from the west side of the gable end of the inn.
It is rumoured that soldiers were billeted at the inn during the Napoleonic Wars when there were fears of a French invasion.
19th Century (1801-1900)Medium and Materials
whole height 610mm whole width 432mmCollection
Letchworth MuseumCredit Line
Loaned by George F Newton, transferred to Hitchin Museum in 1951Object Type
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