Main Index

  » Search This Site

  » Submit Update

  » Contact Us

Home > Somerset > Timsbury > Guss & Crook

Guss & Crook

Date of photo: 2007

Copyright Roger Cornfoot and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

The Guss & Crook was situated on South Road. This pub closed in 2013. A guss or gus was a length of rope fastened around the waist of a young boy which was itself attached to a chain and crook, which pulled along a cart in coal seams which were too short in height for pit ponies to operate. The pub was originally known as The New Inn.

Do you have any anecdotes, historical information, updates or photos of this pub? Become a contributor by submitting them here. Like this site? Follow us on
Make email contact with other ex-customers and landlords of this pub by adding your details to this page.
Other Photos

Picture source: Robin White