The pub opened in the mid-18th century as The Mother Black Cap; a reference to a local witch. A bust of her still sits at the top of the building overlooking the street.
|Pre-closure, the bust on near the roof and how the pub looks like right now|
I never went inside. I always meant to. Too late now.
|Remnants of the old painted sign in the alley pointing to the yard at the rear, the No.171 doorway mosaic and the handwritten note pasted in the window|