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How 21 popular Portsmouth pubs got their names

PORTSMOUTH is not a city that is short on pubs, with more drinking establishments than you can shake a stick at.

The names of plenty of these places are self explanatory, like the Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

But others can leave you scratching your head.

So we have pulled together a guide to the origins behind the names of 21 pubs in and around Portsmouth.

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