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Old Castle

Picture source: Pontefract Heritage Group

The Old Castle was situated on Micklegate. This pub dated back to 1777 and was formerly known as the Pontefract Castle. It closed in 2010 and was converted into flats in 2011.

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Name Dates Comments
Tim Woolley 1970/1987 My parents ran this pub between 1970 to 1987 when they retired. I was 8 years old when they moved in and grew up in the pub. Have memories of some great local customers. We weren’t quite town centre but drew a loyal regular customer base. My dad was one of a renowned club of heavy drinking Ponte landlords at the time. Great chip shop opposite the pub also gave some passing trade.