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Goat House

Picture source: Chris Amies


 

The Goat House was situated at 2 Penge Road. Said to be named after an island in the Croydon Canal on which goats were kept. This pub has now been demolished.
Many happy memories from the 1950s.  Does anyone remember when time was being called?  The "little men" (automated dancing figures) would dance round high up in the corner to the tune of "La Ronde de L'Amour".  A spotlight would play on the rotating mirrors and we knew it was time to drink up (10.30 p.m.).   
Gordon Bartlett (Feb 2011)
My Grand parents Charles and Mary Harper lived in this pub from around 1935-37.
Alan Harper (July 2011)

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Contacts
Were you a customer, publican or member of staff at this pub? Display your email contact details on this page by adding them here and let past regulars get in touch with you.
Name Dates Comments
David Shires 1969-1973 Steve Gilbert, John Wadham, Lindsay Hill and Henry Herd-White. Are you guys still out there and online.
Luv 2 get 2gether 4 a reunion. Plz e mail me if u are.
Richard Holmes 1963-1968 Steve and Peggy Mcging were the publicans with barmaids Peggy, Anne and Jose and I ran the outside catering bars.
Andrew Jackson 1979 My Dad worked there Graham Jackson in the Public bar with a chap called Bill. The Finnegan Brothers used to come in. He worked in the Salon Bar too
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Picture source: John Parkin

Picture source: Brian Mortimer

Contacts
Were you a customer, publican or member of staff at this pub? Display your email contact details on this page by adding them here and let past regulars get in touch with you.
Name Dates Comments
David Shires 1969-1973 Steve Gilbert, John Wadham, Lindsay Hill and Henry Herd-White. Are you guys still out there and online.
Luv 2 get 2gether 4 a reunion. Plz e mail me if u are.
Richard Holmes 1963-1968 Steve and Peggy Mcging were the publicans with barmaids Peggy, Anne and Jose and I ran the outside catering bars.