Ask Examiner: Which is Huddersfield's oldest public house?



Our focus this week is on pubs after a reader asked: Which is Huddersfield’s oldest public house?
This question got the most votes in our #AskExaminer feature, which gives readers the chance to ask a question on a topic of local interest.
Pub historian Dave Green of Paddock, a former landlord at The Slubbers Arms in Bradford Road, says the oldest pub still in existence is the Parish Pump, Kirkgate, although its name has changed over the years.
He says it was operating in 1720 and has seen life as The Fleece Inn and the Horse and Jockey.
Our knowledge of Huddersfield’s inns before 1778 is... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 44
Source: Examiner
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