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Bowling Green Inn


The Bowling Green Inn was situated on Greengate Street.

Source: Max Taylor
This pub has now been demolished and replaced by new houses.
Peter Clarke (November 2012)
It has not been demolished and new houses built on the site. When the Bowling Green Inn closed down it was empty for a few years but was re established as pub and became known as the Up and Under Pub (ran by supporters of a local rugby team). This closed down a few years later and was converted into flats. I think the story that it had been demolished came about because it had land across the road from it which I assume was once the actual bowling green, however, in my childhood it was used by a local man to keep his hunting dogs in in kennels and he also had chickens and greenhouses on it. Then it (the land) was sold and houses built on it by the local council.
The pub, in my childhood (Born 1951), was ran by John O'keefe, an affable gentleman who always wore a dicky bow tie. I was too young to drink there but used to go in for packets of crisps and bottles of pop etc. My Dad actually had a fatal heart attack as he left the Bowling Green Inn (I was 3 at the time so about 1954)
Keith Devlin (January 2018)

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