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Elmswell Fox & Goose?

Elmswell Fox & Goose?

Thought to have been a pub but there is a degree of doubt.

A1088

grid reference TL 968 638

This is now called Fox and Goose cottages. Although it's marked as the "Fox & Goose" on old OS maps as far back as 1884, it's not actually marked as a pub (whereas other nearby pubs are marked as pubs. So it had probably already closed by then.

Fox & Goose is listed in all of the censuses from 1841 to 1911, excepting 1851, but none show it as a pub. There's no record of it as a pub at the Elmswell History Group website, so it may be that this is a red herring and it was never actually a pub.

It can be seen on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century.interactive map

old OS map

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

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

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