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Glemsford Black Lion

Glemsford Black Lion

also traded as Lion

North West, 52.10243,0.66742

Closed :

opened 14th century

Lion Rd, CO10 7RF

grid reference TL 827 482

The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1924 (interactive map)

old OS map

A 14th century local serving good beer.

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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Footnote

The black lion is a heraldic sign mainly related to either Queen Philippa of Hainault - wife of Edward III and a popular 14th cent. queen who was married for over 40 years. Or it may be a reference to Owain Glyndwr - the celebrated 14th cent. Welsh chieftain.

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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

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