News: In June 1557 Edmund Allin, his wife and five others were burnt at the stake, where Drakes pub now stands in Fairmeadow, Maidstone, for refusing to accept Catholicism.
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Offline Sentinel S4

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Re: The Crooked Billet New Street Ash
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2018, 21:44:01 »
Played Bar Billiards for the Billet in the 1980's. It was a nice friendly pub that looked after us bunch of n`er-do-wells proud. After a few matches we realised that our best hope was to go for the wooden spoon (last in the league). However I blew our wonderful run of 0 wins one fateful night in the Sandwich Arms. I only went and won my match. That handed the Wooden Spoon to a pub in Deal. None of the team would speak to me on the way home.........

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The Crooked Billet New Street Ash
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 23:41:29 »
Photos and a short history of this, now sadly closed, public house.

The story of the Czech landlord is a good one.

http://www.dover-kent.com/Crooked-Billet-Ash.html
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