20 London Road
Above postcard, date unknown.
Above photo 2008 by David Anstiss
Creative Commons Licence.
Above image taken from Google maps, June 2009.
Above photo showing the Inn sign in 2013.
Above photo showing the pub in 1904.
Date of card above unknown.
Built about 1640, the building was once owned by the Lord of the manor
and was sold to Shepherd Neame in the 1700's.
Research tells me the pub was up for sale in 1758.
From the Kentish Post, March 29 - April 1, 1758. Kindly
sent from Alec Hasenson.
To be Lett or Entere'd upon immediately, the "Dover-Castle" in
Greenstreet, now in the occupation of John Unckles,
From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Saturday, 1 October, to Wednesday, 5 October, 1768. Price 2d.
TO BE LET IMMEDIATELY
A Good House and School, the late Master, Mr. Robert Evison, being dead,
situate in Greenstreet, and no School within three Miles. A sober,
married Man, that has Qualifications fit for a school, will meet with
good Encouragement. Enquire at the “Dover Castle” in Greenstreet.
Kentish Gazette, or Canterbury Journal [one title]. February 22 to 25, 1769. Kindly sent from Alec Hasenson.
Advert for a monthly meeting of Justices of the
Peace on April 6, at the Dover-Castle in Green-street, Dover.
From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Wednesday, 16 October, to Saturday, 22 October, 1768. Price 2d.
GREENSTREET BENEFIT CLUB
Notice is hereby given to all the Members belonging to the said Society,
that they are desired to meet at the House or Richard Pattenden, known
by the “Sign of the Dover Castle,” in Greenstreet, on Monday November
the 7th, 1768, by the Hour of Ten on the said Day, in order to go to
the Parish Church of Linstead to hear Divine Service, and a Sermon on
the Occasion, by the Rev. Mr. Fox, Vicar of the said Parish, then to
adjourn to the aforesaid House to Dinner, and transact the Business of
the Society with the Master and Trustees.
By Order of the Master and Trustees.
Henry Baker, Clerk to the Society.
N.B. Any Gentleman that likes to favour the Society with their Company
to Dinner, will be agreeable. Dinner to be ready at two o’Clock.
From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Saturday, 22 October,
to Wednesday 26 October, 1768. Price 2d.
UPPER DIVISION OF THE LATH OF SCRAY
The next Monthly Meeting of his Majesty’s Justices of the Peace, acting
in and for the said Division, is adjourned to Thursday the 1st of
December next, then to be holden at the “Dover Castle” at Greenstreet,
in the Parish of Dinstead, and County of Kent.
UNCKLES John 1758+
PATTENDEN Richard 1768+
BRETT Henry 1828-32+
From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29
From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34