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So the White Hart Public House had a long and intriguing history.b25b37f479cee726e9a87c2ba3d81736.jpgBuilt as a farmhouse in the times of William and Mary...it has served 54859.1.280.280.FFFFFF.jpgwhitehart_lentonp64.jpg

many purposes in the past,a very early and expensive Coffee House.

Also Peverel Jail..not to be confused with one with similar name.

The mounting blocks have had many prestigious feet step upon them.

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Question is was there 2 jails.

One Peveral and the other Peveril?

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Thomas Huntley Wood is the 'Hero'

matelot on Players Navy Cut.

Served on HMS Edinburgh.Navy Cut derives from Tars tying tobacco leaves with cuts of twine.playersnavycut.jpg

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sir-robert-clifton.jpgTimes i staggered past this statue supping between The Ferry Inn and The Cremourne.

The folk supposedly in the know dubbed it "The worst sculptured Trousers".

Turns out Sir Robert Clifton was a good bloke all round...partial to a tipple and as an MP did not hide his limited education...citing that fighting for locals rights was simple enough!

Such was his popularity...things often got 'heated'1865-riot1.jpgPhoto taken in Nottm in 1865.

Telegraph House also served as the Liberal HQ.

After a riot...all the windows went in !

He even defeated the Duke of Newcastle mob that "owned " the Castle in an election. Saldly Old Bob died at the height of his popular and political career in 1869 of typhoid.

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