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last updated 25/01/2020
Palgrave Swanhistorical closure era: mid 20th century
The Swan was built late in the 16th century, with 20th century alterations.
We understand that the Swan was the last of Palgrave's pubs to close. The date is uncertain, though it was certainly still open in 1968 (the latest licensing records we've seen so far).
The remnants of a tiled sign on the section of building nearest the road show that this was a Lacon's pub. The pub can be seen on this old OS map from about 1902 (larger map)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.