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LOWER GOAT LANE St. GREGORY - CLOSED
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Licensees :
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JEREMIAH MEARS 1822 - 1824
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Only found as BLACK LION 1822.

Offered for sale by auction 8th July 1824.
Then advertised as MEAR'S TAVERN comprising liquor shop, large porter and club-rooms, four excellent cellars, kitchen, store-room, pantry, five good sleeping-rooms, and two small chambers, with requisite offices, and large paved yard, underlaid with lead to protect the arches of the cellars. The Tavern is a most substantial building, with a handsome sashed front, no expence having been spared in the erection and completion of it, by the late proprietor, Jeremiah Mears, who established therein a very considerable Porter and Retail Spirit Trade. Admirably situated in a street of great traffic to the Market Place.

Also included in the auction were a `substantial tenement and Garden, having 71 feet frontage, next the Upper Goat Lane, in the occupation of Mr. Woodbine'.
Also two substantial and well-built Dwelling Houses and Shop, and 13 other dwelling houses adjoining, situate in Crook's place.

Offered for sale by Private Contract 14th August 1824