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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Glemsford Black Lion

Glemsford Black Lion

formerly Lion

Lockdown burger menu available Thursdays 1800-2100. Menu is posted outside the pub.

https://www.facebook.com/blacklionglem

Real Ale is sold here.

Lion Rd, CO10 7RF

grid reference TL 827 482

opened 14th century

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(01787) 28084

(01787) 28084

A 14th century local serving good beer.

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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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)

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