The Gate Hangs Well

1930s

This public house was originally a private house, built about 1806.  The earliest record of the property being used as licensed premises is 1827.  This photograph was taken in the 1930s looking along High Park Avenue. A Bowling Club was opened in 1906 In the garden which was next to the building.  There is now a car park where the garden was.  In an article in The County Express,  dated 21 April 1906,  praise was given to the landlord, Mr T Higgins, for the manner in which he had prepared the greens.

photo credit: HOW

supplied by: Janet Byard-Jones

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