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Wangford Swan

Wangford Swan

South East, 52.35538,1.61937

closed 31st December 1910

opened pre-1874

31 High St

grid reference TM 465 791

The pub is shown, though unnamed, on this old OS map from 1883 (interactive map).

old OS map

The Swan was built late in the 18th century. It closed on December 31st 1910 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of alcohol licenses. The building is now residential and called Swan House. It's positively identified in the Listed Buildings Register.





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of

Closure date from Blything licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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