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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2010, 22:47:09 »
PS: My wife says I'm wrong!! She says the Tech and Library were nearer to Luton Arches and the alley next to them had gates at each end, but agrees with me that the alley next to the Little Crown is where the loos were. Don't tell her, but I think she's right :)  
She also says there was a market where the low wall was; I think it was also the used car lot where I bought my first car in late 50s/early 60s.
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2010, 23:16:44 »
Top marks to Mrs PC :)

The alleyway by the Technical Institute was next to the "East End" pub
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2010, 23:01:32 »
PS: My wife says I'm wrong!! She says the Tech and Library were nearer to Luton Arches and the alley next to them had gates at each end, but agrees with me that the alley next to the Little Crown is where the loos were. Don't tell her, but I think she's right :) 
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2010, 22:26:53 »
Re Reply#456. The alley is the one that ran through to the New Road, next to the Library; there was a public toilet in the alley. The low wall is where the Technical Institute was, but was a second-hand car dealers about 1963.
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2010, 22:03:45 »
I think they Alleyway and the Original Pub were on the site of present Little Crown as you can see the tall building next door to the present pub next door to the old one (Only difference being that in the old picture it seemed to have adverts over its front).

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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2010, 20:50:46 »
1974/   346,High St. Little Crown P.H.
           346a Pats, Confectionist, Tobacconist.
           348, Friary, Fish Restaurant.
           350, Grenta Hills, Florist,
           352, Wilberforce Restaurant,
           354, Home Freezer Centre,
           356, Busy Bee's, Draper's
           360/366.
           368, East End Hotel P.H.
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2010, 20:15:44 »

According to my information the Little Crown was at 346 High St. That was in the 1890's, I think the numbering has changed a couple of times since then.

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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2010, 17:10:29 »
Oops: I've just looked at the 1907 map, and the pub was on the right of that alley, and the Tech on the left. Perhaps it was at the top of Chatham Hill.
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2010, 16:43:06 »
I'm sure it was in the High Street at the end of the alley that ran through from the Library on the New Road to where the College was. The slope is about right, but does not look steep enough for Chatham Hill.
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2010, 16:09:02 »
According to Ann's post, it was at Chatham Hill.

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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2010, 15:51:20 »
It intrigues me how steep the slope looks in that photo, I can't think where the High St in Chatham is that steep.
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2010, 15:45:35 »
Love this photo Merc.  Just look how tall everyone looks....I guess you had to go down steps into it, but what a lot of character it has.  :)
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Re: The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
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The Little Crown, Chatham [i]
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2010, 20:45:24 »
I saw the Little Crown (opposite what used to be the ABC cinema in Chatham) up for rent and the curtains drawn today.
Shame it always seemed busy, even when I used to walk into town at 10 in the morning.

 

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