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Rattlesden Rising Sunhistorical closure era: late 20th century
closed between 1975 and 1979?
The Rising Sun is marked on OS maps at least as late as 1975, but seems to have gone by the 1979 sheets, so presumably closed between those dates. The steep climb up from the village no doubt explains why too few locals used it for it to stay open.
It's listed at Poy Street Green until at least 1901.
The pub can be seen 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)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.