Swan and Maidenhead pub sign


A sign from the Swan and Maidenhead Inn. In the seventeenth century part of Shakespeare's Birthplace became the Maidenhead Inn, which later became known as the Swan and Maidenhead. Wood-panelled with wooden frame; painted black with gold lettering and border/frame decoration; side originally facing south; attached to the two end sides of the frame are two wrought-iron fixing brackets with barley-twist tops; originally hung from a decorative wrought-iron wall-mounted bracket projecting from the wall of the building.

  • Measurements

  • Length

    1300 mm

  • Width

    80 mm

  • Height

    1130 mm

  • Location

    Shakespeare's Birthplace - Museum display

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust