The Boot, St Albans

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    The Boot

    The Boot is a public house in St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK. Located in the centre of the city, it is near the site of the First Battle of St Albans. [1] According to St Albans Ghost Lore [Muriel Thresher and Beryl Carrington (1987) ISBN 0901194077 published by St Albans and Hertfordshire Archaeological Society], it was known as the Old Wellington pub formerly the Blue Boar .


    The Boot from above. Historic England describes the building having a "jumble of roofs".[2]

    The pub appears to consist of two separate buildings joined together.[3] The building dates to around 1500,[4] and is a grade II listed with Historic England.[2]


    1. ^ Perring, Rebecca. "The Boot Inn, in Market Place, named Battlefield Pub". Review.
    2. ^ a b Historic England. "The Old Boot (1347171)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
    3. ^ "The Boot". Retrieved 2018-01-24.
    4. ^ Bard, Robert (2014-03-30). St Albans Through Time. Amberley Publishing Limited. ISBN 9781445631042.

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    Coordinates: 51°45′05″N 0°20′25″W / 51.75125°N 0.34029°W / 51.75125; -0.34029