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Telegraph

(also known as Telegraph Vaults)

16 New Park Street
Shrewsbury
SY1 2LD

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Owner

Patron Capital

About the Pub

Even locals can struggle to find this pub, hidden in the back-streets of Castlefields. Originally an 8 room pub in 1872, it is now an unexpectedly large one room pub with alcoves for darts, dominoes and pool (the football team probably have their own area as well). Indeed it has been known to be called "The Tardis". Easily accessible from the free car park behind the nearby shops off New Park Road. Current management took over in August 2011. Simple bar snacks are available (pork pie etc). It was once a part of the large local estate of the Shrewsbury & Wem Brewery.

Historic Interest

The pub sign depicts the famous american inventor Samuel Morse, who helped to develop the Telegraph & Morse Code systems. He has no known Shropshire links, the connection would appear to be that the pub opened at about the time he died in 1872.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Ludlow --varies--
  • Salopian Shropshire Gold
  • Wood Shropshire Lass

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Telegraph, Shrewsbury

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Telegraph

16 New Park Street
Shrewsbury
SY1 2LD

Sat Nav Reference

52.715, -2.7432

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

2 24 25

Nearby Station (550m)

Shrewsbury

Directions

On foot accessible via a shopping precinct on New Park Road, by road New Park Street is only accessible via Queen Street

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