89B. Coalpit Lane, Coton-in-the-Elms. Attached to a corner of the Bubble Inn (formerly, the Queen's Head) is a long-disused Revo wall bracket, along with the back of a Venner time switch box. With the two components having been abandoned for many years, nowadays, they are painted white, along with the rest of the building, making them difficult to spot unless you are aware of their presence.
I assume that the left-hand section of the building is an extension, and could be the reason that the bracket became obsolete, if the power supply to it was in the way of the new construction. A 6 m column dating from the 1990s is installed on the other side of the junction that the pub faces, and may have been installed as a replacement for the bracket.
Zooming in makes things more obvious. Despite the layers of paint, the 'Revo Tipton' lettering remains visible on the old fuse box cover (along with a cut length of old service cable). The back of the time switch box is located to the right. Bonus points are awarded to the present owners of the pub for installing these 'Coronet' lantern festoon lights - these were a popular type of outdoor Christmas light set in my childhood, and it's great to see a set again! Interestingly, they were made by Fisher Karpark Industries (FKI); the forerunner to Zodion photocells.
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