DOVER KENT ARCHIVES
PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1758-

Dover Castle

Open 2014+

20 London Road/Green Street

Teynham

01795 521214

Dover Castle 2008

Above photo 2008 by David Anstiss Creative Commons Licence.

Dover Castle Inn

Above image taken from Google maps, June 2009.

Dover Castle Inn sign 2013

Above photo showing the Inn sign in 2013.

Above photo showing the pub in 1904.

Dover Castle business card

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.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

UNCKLES John 1758+

PATTENDEN Richard 1768+ Kentish Gazette

 

Kentish GazetteKentish Gazette

 

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