In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Closed 1942,43 or 46.
last owner/operator: Lacon's
grid reference TM 162 682
The licensing records show that in 1942 or 43, the Swan's license was "Suspended for duration" (of the war). It seems that the pub probably never re-opened; the license was surrendered on May 3rd 1946.
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. 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)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Closure date from Hartismere licensing records.