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Boat & Gun, Skeldyke, Lincolnshire

Copyright Richard Croft and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

The Boat & Gun is now used as a private dwelling.
This pub closed New Year's Eve 1966.
Last landlord was Walter Willerton (together with his wife Violet).
Pre-war brewery....Soulby, Sons and Winch (Alford, Lincolnshire)
Post-war brewery.....Steward and Patteson (Norwich)

Tony Laverick

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Other Photos

Tap room interior.

Picture source: Tony Laverick

Picture source: Tony Laverick

Stewart & Patteson lorry removing pub fittings following closure in 1966, watched by Walter & Violet Willerton.

Picture source: Tony Laverick

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Name Dates Comments
Mr & Mrs Clarke-Williams 2009-present We purchased this property in may 2009, it had been left empty, from previous owners - Mr and Mrs Dawson. We changed its name to charton house which is a family house name that goes back many generations. Although it is still known by the boat and gun. We are trying to find an image of the pub sign so we can replicate it and place back outside..