Marquis of Granby pub (view 1)
Nineteenth-century public house in working-class housing area known as Barebones, once noted for its weavers. Number 44 Thomas Street. Two bays with extension for living quarters to right and addition to main building to rear. Stone fabric. Demolished housing area in foreground. Marquis of Granby was a common pub name, in memory of the eighteenth-century war hero John Manners (1721-70). Manners was said to be so respected by his men that those who served with him and later set up as publicans etc named their hostelry in honour of him.
File Number: EGT012