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The majority of pubs have now reopened after the latest lockdown, albeit still with restrictions. Many pubs currently have temporary trading hours; these are shown where known. We also show pubs we know have still not reopened as temporarily closed.

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Walpole Bell

Walpole Bell

Closed between 1970 and 2000

opened pre-1830

Church Hill

grid reference TM 365 745

The current building dates from about 1830; it was built on the site of an earlier inn.

It was still open at least as late as 1967, which is as far as we've been able to trace licensing records.

The Bell is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

Map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

NOTE: A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden - this may have been an earlier structure to the current property.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** information from Stuart Ansell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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