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Black Swan, Pease Pottage
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Black Swan, Pease Pottage

This photograph of the Black Swan is important because it shows major works being carried out to the pub with various building materials laying around. Timbers to create a jetty have been installed to enable the first floor area to be significantly enlarged, and two porches have been added replacing a more traditional pub porch as shown in earlier pictures. The large sign says that “Good Accommodation for Cyclists. Good beds. Stabling. Fine Ales Wines and Spirits. G. P. Spray”. The latter is the name of the landlord. The three young girls appear to be holding flower sprays, probably created from wild flowers picked on the common land. The Large Version link shows a close-up of the three young girls.
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Picture added on 25 June 2012 at 17:35
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