DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- Sheerness, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 07 March, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1827-

Upper White Horse

Latest 1827+

Blue Town

Sheerness

 

The following passage mentions an auction taking place at the "Upper White Horse" which suggests to me that there was probably another pub called the "Lower White Horse" or just "White Horse" in the same area on 1827.

 

From the Maidstone Gazette and West Kent Courier, 2 February, 1827.

To Brewers, Publicans, and others.

Blue Town, Sheerness.

To be sold by auction, by J. Attwater, on Thursday the 15th day of February, 1827, at the "Upper White Horse Inn," Sheerness, at 2 o'clock in the Afternoon, by order of the executors of Mr. E. Mackett, deceased.

A leasehold estate, in four lot.

Lot 1. Comprises all that substantially brick built public house and premises, called the "Navy Arms," desirably situated in the centre of a thickly populated neighbourhood, and now in full and free trade, containing seven good square rooms, an excellent dry cellar, with stable and out-houses detached, at an improved rental of 45 per annum.

Lot 2. Is a substantially brick built Tenament, adjoining Lot 1, containing two rooms, a back court, and out-houses, realizing a rental of 3s. 6d. per week.

Lot 3. Two timber and tiled-built Tenements, with two rooms to each, at a joint rental all of 7s. per week.

Lot 4. Two Stables, on a plot of ground 17 ft. 7 in. By 90 ft. adjoining Lot 1.

The whole are built on a piece of ground 60 ft by 90 ft.

 

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