Sweet History landmark (photo)

Three Sugar Loaves Pub

Address: 1 Christmas Steps, West End, BS1 5BS
Date: Georgian period (1714-1837), Stuart period (1603-1714)

This pub gets its name from a nearby sugar refinery that burned down in 1859. Fires were quite common in the sugar industry and between 1670 and 1859, 11 sugar houses were destroyed by fires in Bristol.

The sugar was moulded in to conical loaves of sugar and you can see an example of a sugar loaf and sugar tongs on the pub sign and in the kitchen of the Georgian House Museum.

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