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The Durham Ox on Cricket Inn Road


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The Durham Ox on Cricket Inn Road

Trip to Donacaster Races. Many pubs bear the name Durham Ox after the bull calf bred by Charles Colling ay Ketton Hall in 1796.

Originally christened "The Ketton Ox" it becane a national celebrity as "The Durham Ox" when in 1801 the titanic animal was purchased for the very large sum of by John Day of Harmston near Lincoln.

He took the beast on tour of the country in a specially constructed carriage pulled by 4 horses. It was on show in London for a whole year alone. The bull died 15 April 1807. Yorkshire Post Saturday 14 April 2007

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Hyde Park Flats showing (left) St. John C.of E. Church and the Durham Ox pub on Cricket Inn Road

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lysandernovo

A nice drinking shop...said by one landlord to have been a "training" pub for new enthusiastic trainee managers..

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RichardS
On 01/04/2020 at 15:08, Sheffield History said:

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The Durham Ox pub on Cricket Inn Road

Including the Blue Ball over to the left and you can just make out the Old Harrow.

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