Pubs & Breweries

Darby & Joan, High Street

Closed – A Bungalow called Darby Place is built on this location. The 1738 Manorial Plan and survey shows a maltkiln almost on the site of the Darby & Joan. This would imply that the site had been used for brewing from at least then. The sales particulars in 1861 specifically mention a brewhouse. However…

Mason’s Arms, High Street – Duke of Wellington

Closed – 1970? This pub was located opposite the White Hart and was used as a midwifery centre but is now empty. It appears that this was originally called the Duke of Wellington. Owners 1872 John Glew, Crowle (Register of licences) ???? Thomas Clark, Crowle (Register of licences) ???? Thomas Tune’s Executors, Crowle (Register of licences) 1892 Fox…

Cross Keys, Market Place

Closed – 1999 Converted into offices History Nathaniel Brunyee was responsible for rebuilding the Cross Keys Hotel in 1832. His son Samuel Cornelius Brunyee was a wealthy farmer who lived at Sand Hall and, according to the 1881 census, farmed 1100 acres. He inherited the Cross Keys Hotel when his father died. He, himself, died…

Red Lion, North Street

Owners 1872 William Marsden Darley, Thorne (Park Lane, Bath) (Register of licences) ???? Charles Marsden Darley, Thorne 1892 Charles Marsden Darley, Thorne ???? William Darley, Thorne Licensees – as listed in the Register of Licences granted in the Western Division Hundred of Manley in the parts of Lindsey in the County of Lincoln [1872 to circa 1940]…

The White Hart, Market Place

Claims to be the oldest inn in the Isle of Axholme. The building is listed and is thought to date back to the 16th or 17th century, though was remodelled in the late 17th or early 18th century. Timbers exposed during building work in 1980 suggested that the present building incorporates 2 adjoining timber-framed houses….

Beer House Licenses

Ale Houses Act of 1551 Prior to 1828 Pubs were licensed under the Ale Houses Act of 1551; An Act for Keepers of Ale-houses to be bound by Recognisances. It was passed to control the “abuses and disorders as are had and used in common ale-houses”, and laid the foundation of modern licensing law. No-one…

Crowle Pubs

The White Hart  – Market Place Red Lion  – North Street Lock Stock & Barrel  – Cross Street Cross Keys – Market Place George & Dragon – High Street The Market Tavern – Market Place Mason’s Arms – High Street St Oswald – North Street Darby & Joan – High Street New Trent Inn – Ealand South Yorkshire Hotel – Ealand Ship –…

Crowle man sells his wife for £40

An incident that took place in 1877 in Crowle caught the attention of many newspapers and was reported far and wide. The following is quoted form a New Zealand newspaper. As can be seen from the news clips from the Times it may not have been quite such a clear cut case of  selling ones…