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Green Dragon


 
The Green Dragon was situated on High Street.  This pub opened c.1750 and closed in 1865, after which it was known as The Dukes Head until 1896. Now in residential use.
 
Jem Mace, 1831-1910, the first world heavyweight champion was apprenticed as a cabinet maker to Henry Fox (jnr) the landlord of this pub. In 1845, as a young teenager to earn tips, Jem entertained the customers in his bossís pub with his violin playing.
Brian Pursull (June 2015)
 

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