Friday, 3 August 2012

GWR traces


Just outside Templemeads Station, at the entrance to the former coalyard, this sign is still visible on the gateway. It reads Bishop & Co's Coal Office. There are also traces of an earlier sign across the centre and in the bottom right-hand corner, although unfortunately I can't decipher it. Any suggestions welcome!



2 comments:

Sam Roberts said...

Sebastien is your man for the deciphering. All I can add is that there appears to be an initial J before Bishop in the sign that you have already transcribed.

CarolineLD said...

Thank you - yes, I think it must be a J. It looks a bit curvier than the other letters, but is actually a match for the flourish on the C.

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