Fanny Stroud, the landlady of the Speed the Plough pub in Highworth Road, had a foolproof method for ensuring her customers paid their accounts promptly. She simply locked her customers in the pub on pay day until they paid up! Pretty soon the locals were calling the pub The Rat Trap and this nickname became so interchangable with its official

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  • Patio
  • Beer Garden
  • Credit cards accepted

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