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walesonline.co.uk 14 Sep, 2021 12:30 am

The beer garden in Wales said to have a Victorian circus elephant buried under it

The beer garden in Wales said to have a Victorian circus elephant buried under it
The elephant is said to have been buried under the pub after falling ill in the 19th century

What's On The beer garden in Wales said to have a Victorian circus elephant buried under it The elephant is said to have been buried under the pub after falling ill in the 19th century Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later.The tale is believed by many - so much so that in 2011, the University of Wales Trinity St David's archaeology department led an excavation to dig up the beer garden and find the buried elephant."The team are also anthropologists, so we asked people to get in touch with what they think happened and there are a number of places where they think the elephant may have been buried."We think the elephant was buried around here because it made it into the local newspaper at the time.

" Y Talbot is one of the only pubs in the world with the claim that they 'have an elephant buried beneath our pub' and whether that be through local folklore or historic facts still makes it an historic place to visit.p We have more newsletters Show me See ourprivacy notice An unusual legend told of a beer garden in Ceredigion claims that it is also the burial ground for a circus elephant.

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