Mar 282011
 

Exmouth - Powder Monkey

The Powder Monkey
2–2a The Parade
Exmouth
Devon
EX8 1RJ

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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.