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Stats and facts on British pubs (useless bits of info)

Publocation UK has identified and listed 3145 pubs in the Greater London area, in the process we have isolated some interesting statistics in relation to the variety of names attached to those pubs.

Here is our breakdown.

Names

There are 24 pub names with 10 or more listings, we start with highest down:

  • The Prince of Wales 28
  • The Crown 25
  • The Whitehorse 23
  • The Queen 22
  • The Railway 20
  • The Royal Oak 20
  • The Red Lion 19
  • All Bar One 16
  • Rose and Crown 15
  • Coach and Horses 15
  • The George 15
  • The Victoria 15
  • O’neills 13
  • The Beehive 13
  • Be at One 12
  • The Greenman 11
  • The Kings Arms 10
  • Slug and Lettuce10
  • The Castle 10
  • The Greyhound 10
  • The Plough 10
  • The Ship 10
  • The Windmill 10
  • The White Hart 10

With Pubs, Taverns, Hotels, Bars etc as common endings, the most used is Arms e.g. Builders Arms, Coopers, Bricklayers and so on, there are 161 in all.

Then there are the out there and cleaver names:

There are more for you to find.

Animals

Animals rate nearly as often as Royalty.

There are:

33 Lions, 22 Foxes, 12 Lambs, 10 Bulls, 8 Stags 8 Horses, 8 dogs, 8 Hares, 7 eagles, 4 Dragons, 3 each of Bear, Bird, Duck, Elephant, Swan, 2 Cows, Pheasants, Unicorns, Owls and Cats, and 1 Black Parrot, Brass Monkey, Tortoise, Pig, Rabbit and where would we be without a Walrus.

Numbers

We have all the names, we can’t leave out numbers:

There is 1 One… The One Tun in Camden

There are 9 Twos, 24 Threes, 1 four, 3 fives, 1 Six,1 seven, 4 eights, 1 nine, a 25 and a 29 at last count!

And just to round it off there are 11 Jollys… so have a Jolly time finding them all.

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