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Is this White Swan , Pemberton?
Is this White Swan , Pemberton?
Photo: Joan Neville
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Item #: 31257
Can anyone confirm if this is White Swan in Ormskirk Rd Pemberton .

Comment by: Tony L on 5th June 2019 at 18:26

It is Joan, when the present pub was being built, and before they demolished the old pub (the low white timbered building on the left).
If you look in the Lamberhead Green Album on here there are a few photos of both pubs.

Comment by: RON HUNT on 5th June 2019 at 19:49

I don't think it is. The pattern on the Gable end is different and the chimney is in a different position.

Comment by: Tony L on 5th June 2019 at 20:01

Ron try looking on Google Street View. The pattern of the timbering on the pub is identical to the old photo, as is the location of the windows and chimneys.
It is definitely the White Swan. Compare it to other photos on here.

Comment by: Jeff on 5th June 2019 at 20:12

Its the White Swan. No doubt about it.

Comment by: Jarvo on 6th June 2019 at 05:38

White Swan, Pemberton. The old one (at the front) is well gone.

Comment by: Albert.S. on 6th June 2019 at 16:30

Would this be prior to where Pemberton Police Station was situated. It wasn’t far down from the White Swan. I seem to recollect a portion of spare land towards the side of the pub. Early sixties.

Comment by: NG on 22nd August 2020 at 12:55

Bit late but his should help.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.5359511,-2.6852717,3a,75y,24.14h,104.31t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sWymagw0YL4pdCwUx0ofDbg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Best angle i could get but 100% the White Swan Pem.

I think people maybe trying to figure it from the main road view, but this angle is from White st near lawnmower shop.

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