Former "Mounsey Arms", Rockcliffe - April 2017 (1)

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Rockcliffe


Cumbria

  • Description

    "In 1916, the village of Rockcliffe had two pubs - the Ship Inn (see: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5241989 ) and the Crown & Thistle (see: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5216688 ) These were acquired by the State Management Scheme in October 1916 and promptly closed - with the Ship later sold as a private dwelling. Pub business was transferred to the local village hall, which was refurbished by the Scheme and opened on 24 August 1917 as the Mounsey Arms on a 7 year lease. Records then become vague, but it is certain the Mounsey Arms was not part of the State disposals in 1973, while a 1973 OS map shows the Crown & Thistle as reopened. In any event, the Mounsey Arms is now a private dwelling - appropriately named the Mounsey Arms Cottage." Photo by The Carlisle Kid, 2017.
  • Owner

    The Carlisle Kid
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5370841
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 1 year, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 142 times
    Picture Taken: 2017-04-30
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