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Glemsford Three Turns

Glemsford Three Turns

also traded as Three Tuns? Three Firn?

Closed between 1967 and 1978?

Skates Hill

grid reference TL 830 465

The Three Turns is shown as a pub on OS maps at least as late as 1967. By the 1978 sheet it's no longer there so probably closed some time between those dates. The nearby station closed in March 1967; this probably led to the demise of the pub.

It seems probable that the recordings of this as the "Three Tuns" and the "Three Firn" are due to transcription errors.

The existing building must date from some time after 1896:

On Wednesday morning last week the Three Turns Inn at Glemsford was burnt to the ground, also a fibre shed adjoining the property. The property belonged to Mrs Smith, a widow, she is also the landlady of the house. It stands at the junction of three roads hence its name, close to the railway station. It has recently been re-roofed completely with slates…

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

(** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)

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

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