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Houghton's pubs and clubs

Public Houses of Houghton-le-Spring
An insight into over 40 of Houghton's pubs and clubs

The Old Brewery
Owned by the Robinson family on Durham Road

The Golden Lion Pub
Houghton's oldest remaining pub

The White Lion Hotel
Housed the magistrates' court on the top floor

The Red Lion Inn
Ancient postal inn on the corner of Church Street

The Lambton Arms Pub
Located at 87 Newbottle Street, now retail units

The Jolly Farmers Pub
Originally known as the Market Tavern, latterly as the Spring Inn, Market Place

The Black Horse Pub
Stood at 22 Market Place but long since demolished

The Wheatsheaf Inn
Located at 20 Nesham Place, converted into a house in 1973

The Wild Boar
Renovated by JD Wetherspoon, Houghton's newest pub

Wild Boar Heritage Trail
Printable guide to the pub's sumptuously framed photographs of old Houghton

The Old Bank
Now a public house, formerly a bank on Sunderland Street

The Robbie Burns Pub
Thought to be Houghton's Most Haunted building

The Copt Hill Inn
On the lonely Seaham Road, another of Houghton's haunted pubs


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Agar, Geo. vict. Victoria Inn, Robinson St
Berry, Wm. vict. Red Lion, Church St.
Clark, Timothy, vict. Lamb Inn, Newbottle Lane
Dixon, James Turnbull, vict. White Lion and Commercial Hotel, Sunderland St.
Dixon, T, vict. Halfway House, Newbottle Lane (see below)
Fleming, Mrs A, vict. County Arms, Sunderland St.
Fletcher, Rbt, vict, Bonny Pit Lad, Newtown vFuller, Francis, vict. & threshing machine prop., Copt Hill Inn, Copt Hill
Gray, Robt. vict, Colliery Inn, Newbottle Lane
Hall, H, vict. Newcastle Arms, Newbottle Lane
Hall, Hugh, vict. Golden Lion, Sunderland St.
Harrison, Marmaduke Tomlins Parkin, vict. Cross House, Hutton Lane
Haswell, George, vict. and farmer, Jolly Farmers, Market Place
Moffitt, Wm, vict. Robbie Burns, Newbottle Lane
Patrick, Edwd, vict. Black Horse, Market Place
Pickering, William, vict. Sportsman Tavern, Newtown
Place, Wm, vict. Mill Inn, Rainton bridge
Rennoldson, Thomas, vict and farmer, Wheat Sheaf, Neasham Place
Richardson, Mrs M A, vict. Bay Horse, Sunderland St.
Rigby, T, vict, Lamton Arms, Newbottle Lane
Scott John, shopkeeper, Newbottle Lane, Halfway House (see above)
Shields, W, vict, Nag's Head, Newbottle Lane
Smith, W, beerhouse, Prince of Wales, Hopper St
Smith, William Bell, vict. Queen's Head, Sunderland Street
Smyth, Mrs Isa, vict. White Lion, Sunderland St
Turnbull, Mrs E, vict. Royal Oak, Newbottle Lane
Turnbull, William Benjamin, grocer, wine and spirit merchant, Newbottle Lane
Waller, T, vict. Ram's Head, Sunderland St vWelsh, Nrs E, beerhouse, Albert Inn, Newbottle Lane
Wheatley, G. jr., vict. Malster's Arms, Newton
Wilson, G, vict. Britannia Inn, Newbottle Lane
Wilson, Wm, vict. Black Lion, Sunderland St