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Black Hat

Publican in 1827 was George Phipps.
It's 1827 valuation shows it as a freehold public house, occupied by George Phipps, with an open thatched shed and cartlodge, double bayed barn, stable and cowhouse and yard, garden and pightle, and a quantity of arable and pasture land as described below containing about 23 acres, the whole of which is tithe free, description as to quantities etc. from the Welstead [Wilstead] Enclosure:
Site of the public house, buildings, garden etc. 0a. 0r. 21p.
Part of Gillard's Close received in Exchange 0a. 3r. 25p.
Pightle adjoining Mr Armstrong's Farm 1a. 1r. 26p. Acres: 2a. 1r. 32p.
Allotment purchased of Glover and cottage 3a. 0r. 0p. thereon
Allotment for Right of Common and Open 16a. 1r. 38p. lands on the Welstead Enclosure
Ditto required in exchange 1a. 0r. 35p.
Total: 23a. 0r. 25p.
The Allotments are situated about of a mile from the house on the Bedford Road and are chiefly arable.

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