DOVER KENT ARCHIVES
PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 16 Dec 1940

Duke without a Head

Latest 1990

 

Wateringbury

Duke without a Head

Above photo circa 1960. Permission given from John Gilham.

http://wateringbury.blogspot.co.uk/

Duke without a Head sign 1987Duke without a Head card

Above sign left 1987. Sign right showing the Whitbread metal Inn sign.

 

Below information by John Gilham.

The "Duke Without A Head," Wateringbury demolished in 1990. The pub stood on the outer edge of the village on the Tonbridge road. The name came about when the licence was transferred from the original "Dukes Head" the licence stated "Permission is given to remove the Duke's Head."

The renaming ceremony took place on 16th December 1940. The former "Dukes Head" is now a house and still stands in Pizen Well which was originally directly behind the new building.

 

This pub is one in the list of my "Project 2014."

As such I have found a picture of the pub, but to date have no other information. Local knowledge, further pictures, and licensee information would be appreciated.

I will be adding the historical information when I find or are sent it, but this project is a very big one, and I do not know when or where the information will come from.

All emails are answered.

 

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