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Sort file:- Woolwich, May, 2021.

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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1823-

Crown and Freeman's Arms

Latest 1869

Near the Warren

Woolwich

 

Also having reference to a "Crown and Mason's Arms" I am wondering whether this is one and the same.

 

Kentish Gazette, 18 May, 1774.

To be sold by auction, (upon the premises) by Henry's Swinny, on Friday next, the 27th instant May, between the hours of 3 and 5 in the afternoon, together or in two different lots, and shall be agreed on at the time of sale, (unless in the meantime disposed of by private contracts, of which public notice will be given.)

All that Messuage or Tenement, being a good accustomed public house, called the "Crown and Freemans Arms;" with the Outhouses, Yard, and all conveniences thereunto belonging, situate and being near the Warren in Woolwich, in the county of Kent, in a street there leading from the Warren to Warren Lane, and now in the Tenure of William Knight as under tenant to Mr. Pettits.

The above house is let on Lease (which will expire at Christmas, 1780) to Mrs. Pettits, Brewer, at the yearly Rent of 4 10s. only; but the expiration of the term will be capable of very great advance.

And also all these two Messuages or Tenements, with the Outhouses, Yards, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, and adjoining to the aforesaid, called the "Crown and Freemans Arms," and now in the tenure of Mrs. Herring and Mrs. Chambers, Tenants at Will, at the yearly Rents together of 2 10s.

The Messuages in the Tenor of Mrs. Chambers was formerly called the "Bell and Griffin," but is now inhabited as a private house.

The Premises may be viewed by applying to Mr. Knight, the Tenant; and for Particulars enquire of Mr. Lawrence Ruck at Crayford; and of Messrs. Mann and Evans, Attorneys, at Gravesend, Kent.

 

 

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