Wyverstone

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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

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You can now buy beer from many pubs and breweries via CAMRA's new Brew2You app. Click on the logo to download the app.

Introduction

Now a dry parish. This small scattered settlement in a very rural area of the county which is dominated by farming. Recorded in Domesday as "Wiuert(h)estuna" and on John Speed's 1610 map as "Wiuerſton".

Hill Barn lies on the site of the former Wyverstone Hall.

In 2014 the village made national headlines when parish council chairman Jim Arnold was charged with firearms offences after the police found the largest cache of weapons ever discovered in the UK, hidden in his house. Arnold died before he came to trial, taking to his grave, leaving behind the mystery of what he had been planning.

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History

The 1844 White's Directory also lists a beer house run by Wm. Townsend (& tinner).

The 1855 White's Directory also lists a beer house run by James Nicholls. [Listed as farmer in Old Parsonage Rd. in 1851 census]

Acknowledgements

Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.

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