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Stanton Royal Oak

Stanton Royal Oak

Closed between 1840 and 1920

George Hill

grid reference TL 964 743

The pub is listed in George Hill, the Common, in the 1871, 1891 & 1901 censuses and the Common in 1881. It seems still to be standing, but its position behind other buildings and high fences precludes getting a photograph.

Thomas Pooley, of Stanton, applied for a full license for a beerhouse kept by him called the Royal Oak. After listening to the pros and cons the Justices refused the license, considering there was no occasion for another house in Stanton.Bury & Norwich Post, August 24th 1869** (when Thomas Pooley was the landlord)

The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1882 (interactive map).

old OS map

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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

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