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Air Balloon

Picture source: Hania Franek


The Air Balloon was situated on the A417. This pub was originally known as The Balloon, changing its name c1800. Birdlip was a popular launch site when ballooning was first popularised in England in the 1780s. It closed on 31st December 2022 and will be demolished to make way for road widening.
Source: Kathryn Ludlow

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