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Oulton Blue Boar

Oulton Blue Boar

formerly Boar Inn

East, 52.49459,1.72006

Real Ale is sold here.

28 Oulton St, NR32 3BB

grid reference TM 526 950

gastropub, opened 1600

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(01502) 572160

(01502) 572160

Reopened 8th December 2021 under new managment of Burwood Inns Ltd following renovation work, which is continuing. there is a new kitchen and bar area with two dining areas. Customers are welcome to drink in the bar.

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

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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