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listed building grade II
CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.
last updated 14/10/2017
Wickham Skeith Swanhistorical era: mid 20th century
closed April 30th, 1967
last owner Lacon's
The pub was built in 15th century, with later extensions.
The village hall was built in 1909 as a men's reading room, to keep them away from the Swan, though it took nearly 60 years to keep enough away from it so that it closed.
It's 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)
Closure date from Eye licensing records.
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.