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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 9th August, 2009)

White Swan

White Swan
The White Swan pub in Pemberton.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Freda on 9th August 2009 at 10:09

Does anybody know what year the present pub was built. I can remember them doing it as they built around the old White Swan. Probably the 50's.

Comment by: Jon on 9th August 2009 at 10:42

looks like a good pub, never been in though.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 9th August 2009 at 13:33

I also remember the pub being built, Freda, and also looking down into the old pub as a child prior to this. I heard there was a pit found under the old pub or under the road where men would fight with clogs. Don't know how true this is. It was a good pub the last time I was in it around 1991.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 9th August 2009 at 13:47

By the way, both the old White Swan and the Church yesterday can be seen at: 'Street scenes - Lamberhead Green'.

Comment by: stuart on 10th August 2009 at 14:32

The roof was put on by my teacher when I attended Bowton tech. His name was Harry ???? .Remember he said it was late 50's when he did it.....beautiful Westmorland green slate.

Comment by: ann on 12th August 2009 at 23:19

had many a good night in this pub

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