This page attempts to explain the significance and meaning behind the Bush Inn Sign. Research is augmented with photographs of pub signs.


Inn Signs
Inn Signs

Background Information
The Romans are thought to have introduced the sign of The Bush to Britain. Consequently, it is arguably the oldest of our inn signs. Many signboards feature Roman soldiers looking towards the bush which was used to indicate that wine and ale was on sale in the building.

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This example used to hang on the Bush Inn at Wednesbury and features three cats hiding in the bush, no doubt up to no good.
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Inn Sign
Inn sign of The Bush Inn at Wednesbury [2003]

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Featured Inn Signs
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