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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now reopened. The rest of our pubs will 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.

Stratford St Mary Swan

Stratford St Mary Swan

Currently closed - may reopen?
Found "closed until further notice" when visited on July 28th 2020.

Lower St, CO7 6JR

grid reference TM 043 341

bar / diner, opened 1520

Plans to extend the pub in 2020 are still in progress but not completed (Feb 2021). The extension will require the relocation of the brewery but once completed will provide views of the garden located to the rear of the premises.

An attractive and lively two bar pub in the village centre. An area to the rear of the lounge bar is used for dining. Pool and other pub games are available in public bar.

The building is part of a historic former coaching inn dating from about 1520. The original medieval structure was at least 3 times larger than what now remains and included a second wing located on the far side of the car-park, which was eventually destroyed by fire.

The inn also once had stabling to the rear of the premises, for about 200 horses…

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Facilities

Facilities

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

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

(** information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** information from David Pooley)

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

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