The Powder Monkey

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The Powder Monkey
2-2a The Parade
Exmouth
Devon
EX8 1RJ
Phone

01395 280090

Opening Times*

Mon - Thu: 8am to 12am

Fri - Sat: 8am to 1am

Sun: 8am to 12am

Facilities
Broadcasts Live News
Cask Marque Accredited
Children Welcome
In Good Beer Guide
Licensed Outside Area
Seaside Location
TV Screens
Wifi
*Please note: actual opening hours are subject to change. For confirmation, please contact the pub.
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About this Pub
This pub opened on: 04 Oct 2000
Type: J D Wetherspoon
This pub is in the Good Beer Guide This pub is Cask Marquee Accredited
Pub History

The name of this Wetherspoon pub recalls Nancy Perriam, who lived in nearby Tower Street and was a powder monkey. A powder monkey was naval slang for boys - and in this case Nancy - who filled shells and cartridges with gunpowder on board ships of war.

Nancy lived in nearby Tower Street until 1865, when she died in her 98th year. As well as sewing shirts and sails, Nancy acted as a powder monkey, working alongside the gunners on board the Crescent and the Orion. Nancy Perriam's career was unusual. While female sailors were not unknown, they usually went to sea initially in male disguise.

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