The Ship Inn

Above a row of white-painted shops (no. 14) there is an old inn sign showing a ship in full sail.  Long since converted into a shop, this building was once an inn behind which was an 18th century theatre.  In 1788, you could see two plays each evening, all for the princely sum of one shilling (5p) ! The theatre was demolished in the 1920s.

Ormskirk Heritage Trail - The Ship Inn

You can continue the Heritage Trail by clicking the button on the right, or alternatively view the page for any of the stops on the trail by following the links below.