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Blue Anchor Inn, Helston, 1930s to 1940s

NumberHESFM:2016.13960.8
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1930 — 1949. about
KeywordsHelston Coinagehall Street Trades and Professions Publican Brewing
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Interior of the Blue Anchor Inn, Coinagehall Street, Helston, about 1930s to 1940s. Stone steps can be seen on the left of the image and a door with the letters "BC" is on the right. The recess for the doorway shows the thickness of the stone walls of the building. The Blue Anchor was originally a monk`s rest house and eventually became a tavern during the 15th Century. It is one of the oldest original inns in Britain that continues to maintain a working brewery and is renowned for it's variety of 'Spingo Ales' which are brewed to traditional recipes.