The 'Gants' of Braintree



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In this article you mentioned Bird in Hand in Gant. There is a Bird in Hand in Lancaster County, PA, USA. Just wondering if there is a relationship between the two.


From what I can tell there isn’t a relation, in Britain I know of a few pubs called The Bird In Hand, so it’s very much possible a two separate pubs/inns by the same name inspired both places, the gant and area in Lancaster County, PA.

Interestingly, the inn I mentioned in the article, Dogshead in the Porridge Pott, shared the name with an Inn open at the same time in New York


Thank you- interesting article.