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Oulton Blue Boar

Oulton Blue Boar

formerly Boar Inn

Real Ale is sold here.
Under new ownership

28 Oulton St, NR32 3BB

grid reference TM 526 950

gastropub, opened 1600

owner/operator: Wellington

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(01502) 585595

(01502) 585595

Restaurant with separate bar in former coaching inn that has been under new management since April 2019. Winter opening hours in effect from September are usually 12-3 & 6-10.30 Tue-Fri, 12-10.30 Sat, 12-9 Sun and closed Mon with food hours unchanged.

Some parts of the building date back to the late 18th century, the front part is from the 19th.

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Footnote

The blue boar was a heraldic sign for the Earl of Oxford a leading supporter of the Lancastrians who defeated and killed Richard III at Bosworth in 1495 - Henry VII became king - Richards emblem was a white boar forcing some pub signs to be hastily repainted.

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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