The Captain Cook pub closes after 170 years

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    "Middlesbrough's oldest trading pub has closed it's doors for the final time after 170 years. The Captain Cook, is over the border in St Hilda's, in the heart of what used to be Middlesbrough centre. It famously featured on Auf Wiedersehen Pet, when the crew used the pub for Oz's wake then made it their local while they dismantled the Transporter Bridge. Middlesbrough Council now own the pub, which closed on Wednesday 30 June 2010....."
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    BBC - Tees
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 6 months ago
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