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White Hart

Picture source: Timothy Keane

The White Hart was situated at 231 Lower Clapton Road. Closing in 2001 it became the Pegasus nightclub which closed itself in 2008.

Source: Colin Price

This pub was present by 1722 and was rebuilt in the 1830s after the earlier pub burned down and again rebuilt in the 1890s – the latter rebuilding possibly as a consequence of a gas explosion in the area.  By the 1890s it was a Reid’s Brewery pub, and by the 1980s it was tied to Bass Charrington.  By 1983 the pub was trading as Schnapps, and it passed through a few names before closing in around 2001 and re-opening as Chimes a late-night bar and music venue.  Other names followed, with the former pub part of the building slipping into dereliction, before final closure came in 2008.
Stephen Harris (January 2011)
The White Hart has now been bought by a pub owning company called Antic. It is scheduled to reopen later in 2011 as The Clapton Hart.
Colin Price (March 2011)
Now reopened as The Clapton Hart.
T C (September 2012)

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Picture source: Ewan M