West Deeping’s pub, the Red Lion, is well-known; but fewer people remember the George and Dragon and even fewer have heard of the Tennyson’s Arms!
The building is no longer there – it was demolished in the 1940s – and on the site, at the north end of King Street, are now two pairs of semi-detached bungalows built by the council not long after the end of World War 2.
With the help of various archival resources, but mainly thanks to the memories and photographs of Bernard Roffe, who was brought up at the Tennyson’s Arms, we can piece together some of its history.
The Tennyson’s Arms is the first one to be written up since the page Village Buildings
was launched. Follow the link to read the whole article.
Any further information about the Tennyson’s Arms would be welcome from readers.