Just a quick one I’ve been meaning to dig out for a week or more, following the ongoing interest in the monster of Norton Pool as detailed here a few weeks ago.
Most focus seemed to be on the monster being a pike – well, there was actually a large pike – said to be caught in Norton Pool (Chasewater) in 1912 that was stuffed and mounted on display in the now long gone Queens Head Inn on Watling Street.
I’d love to know what happened to this peculiar item of ephemera. Clarice Mayo and Geof Harrington featured the following images in their book ‘Memories of Brownhills Past’:
Come on then folks: What do you know? Comment here, shout me on social media or mail me – BrownhillsBob at Googlemail dot com. Thanks. And er, tight lines!