DOVER KENT ARCHIVES
PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest ????

Bell

Closed 2007

118 Heath Road

Coxheath

Bell 1930

Above photo, circa 1930, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Bell sign 1992

Above sign August 1992.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

I am informed that the pub closed in 2007 and is operating as the "Spice Lounge and Indian Restaurant.

 

Spice Lounge 2015

Above photo kindly sent by Tricia Francis, March 2015.

Spice Lounge sign 2015

Above sign, March 2015, also by Tricia Francis.

 

The pub is very similar in design to the "Carpenter's Arms" at Hadlow, the "Black Boy" at Sidcup, the "Ship" at Lydd on Sea, the "Welcome Inn" in Eltham, the "Worlds Wonder" at Warehorn, the "Redstart Inn" at Barming, and the "Papermaker's Arms" in Hawley.

 

Project 2014 has been started to try and identify all the pubs that are and have ever been open in Kent. I have just added this pub to that list but your help is definitely needed regarding it's history.

As the information is found or sent to me, including photographs, it will be shown here.

Thanks for your co-operation.

 

LICENSEE LIST

COPPINS William to Jan/1870 Maidstone Telegraph

MERRIAM/MERRIMAN John George Jan/1870-82+ (age 45 in 1881Census) Maidstone Telegraph

MARTIN William 1891-1903+ (age 55 in 1891Census)

WYCHERLEY Emma Mrs 1913-22+

VINCENT Emma Mrs 1930+

SPRADBROW Charles 1938-6/Mar/39 dec'd

http://pubshistory.com/Bell.shtml

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/bellinn.html

 

CensusCensus

Maidstone TelegraphMaidstone Telegraph

 

If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-

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