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Earl Greys Castle

Picture source: Stephen Harris


 
Earl Greys Castle was situated at 71 Vallance Road. This was quite a short-lived pub, present by 1901 and effectively closed in 1926.  Quaker philanthropist Mary Hughes bought the pub in 1926 and renamed it the Dew Drop Inn, converting it to a place of rest and refreshment for the homeless.  Trade Union meetings also took place here, as well as Sunday services for the Christian Socialists.  Mary Hughes remained here until 1941; the former pub is now in private residential use.

 
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