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The Gardener's Arms (MoC142A.71)

440 Newmarket Road, Gardener’s Arms

History of the Gardeners' Arms

1913: Garderners’ Arms

George Powter, brewer


Charles V Clark

Gardener’s Arms (MoC142A.71)

c.1980 Doug Royston told ‘Memories of Abbey and East Barnwell’ [circa 193]:

My mother’s mother – my grandmother – together with my grandfather, had an allotment by the railway oine at Barnwell Bridge, where he grew all the vgeteables. The Honda garage is there now; in fact the site of that garage also covers the site of the old Gardeners’ Arms public house, where grandfather spent some of his leisure time …. the Gardeners’ Arms which he always referred to as ‘Biddles’ because the proprietor was called Bidwell.


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