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White Lion

Date of photo: 1941

Picture source: David Gray


 
The White Lion was situated at 5 High Street. This grade-II listed pub is now in residential use. The publican in 1919 was Mark Thorpe.
 
This was a Soames Brewery pub that was sold to Steward & Patteson in 1949.
Adam Cartwright (July 2012)
Publicans in 1812, at the time of John Barlow's death, were John and Ann Barlow. Ann Barlow then married Bennet Thomazin and were publicans here from 1813 to 1821. By 1828 it had changed hands to Edward Pepper.
June Thomazin (August 2012)
It had a subsidiary bar in the old stables during the 1960s called Wagon Wheels with rock & roll and country music on Friday/Saturday evenings. Publican at the time was Les Halifax.
Ian Hensman (December 2013)
Listed building details:
Late C18. 3 storeys in red brick with moulded wood eaves cornice and wide stone bands between storeys. 3 windows with shaped stone lintels and fluted keystones, hung sashes with glazing bars. Ground floor painted, with central elliptical coach arch with heavy rustication. 1 window as above and, to right, similar lintel over C19 doorway, now a window, with side lights, wood mullions and rectangular fanlight.
 

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