Former Blue Bull Public House on the corner of Westgate and Dysart Road.
Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1885 lists many "blue" public house names including
Benson Robert John, Blue Man P.H. 23 Westgate
Broughton James Henry, Blue Posts P.H. & job master
Brown John, Blue Bull inn, & hay dealer, 64 Westgate
Enderby William, Blue Dog P.H. 10 Watergate
Fowler John, Blue Horse P.H. 19 Westgate
Gray Thomas, Blue Cow P.H. & horse dealer, 63 Castlegate
Hall Joseph, Blue Horse P.H. & farmer, 28 London road
Howard Thomas lnkerman, Blue Ram P.H. 11 Westgate
Milner Mary (Mrs.), Blue Boat P.H. Wharf road
Ockelford Thomas Hy. Blue Bell inn, & job master, North st
Watson Thomas & Alfred, Blue Lion P.H. Market place
"The Manners family were Whigs and chose blue as their colour. They bought several pubs and inns in the constituency, and added "blue" to their names. People could drink "blue ale" in the "blue" pubs, which was an inducement to vote for Whig candidates in the parliamentary elections"
DB 4 December 2018