June Squares | Roofs

It’s June and another 30 day challenge from Becky.  ‘The Life of B’ This month she is looking for a roof or roofs or even rooves. Follow the link for the rules.

The Admiral Benbow in Chapel Street, Penzance is a unique pub and restaurant with a worldwide reputation and a famous history. Its interior houses a fascinating collection of maritime artefacts rescued from numerous shipwrecked vessels which foundered on the Cornish coast during the last 400 years. But we are here to look at the roof…

A Jolly Roger and a St Piran’s flag fly high, just below the ominous figure of Octavious Lanyon – the head of the Benbow Brandy Men – which straddles the roof and brandishes a pistol.

Is this going to be the most unusual roof of the series?

June Square | 18th June

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I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

28 thoughts on “June Squares | Roofs”

  1. That’s a great roof. One of my favourites so far! And the pub is possibly the inspiration for the inn in ‘Treasure Island’, too?
    Best wishes, Pete. x

      1. If I recall, it’s where Long John Silver hangs out. But not in Cornwall though. Still, RLS may have seen it on his travels. )

  2. Probably! 😀 Such a lovely place with an exceptional roof. Our cottage was just opposite, (very handy 😉 ), so we spent a few evenings there. I would call the interior the opposite of Scandic minimalism 😉 I didn’t know where to start making pictures, so I didn’t …
    Hope you had a great start to the new week, Jude. Xx

  3. This is BRILLIANT! Definitely quirky and definitely unusual but is it the most unusual?! Hmmmm maybe we should have a poll in July?!

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