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Bowl Alley

 

Picture source: Geoff Wilkinson


 
The Bowl Alley was situated on the High Street. Originally a small whitewashed ale house. It was renamed in 1805 and became known as The Holy Lamb. It has also been known as "The Fleece" but this was possibly just a colloquial nickname. In the 1842 rent roll it is described as being a "miserable dilapidated building." The pub closed in 1843, became a dwelling house and was finally demolished sometime in the 1850s. Demolition of the pub eliminated a tight pinch point in the road, and revealed the old cottages we see today. They were re-fronted by Mr James Parkinson, after his purchase, around 1895. Laburnum Cottage now stands on the site (see above photo).
 

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