There used to be a walled enclosure to the right of the inn which was the town’s pound. The Boot was often referred to locally as ‘where beer is sold by the pound!’  The 19th century Boot Inn is still trading.

July 2010

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: John Arnold & Sons, High Street, Wickwar

Rateable value in 1891: £14.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse

Owner in 1903: William and Robert Thompson

Rateable value in 1903: £14.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse

Closing time in 1903: 11 pm.

Landlords at the Boot Inn include:

1891,1903 Alfred James Carter

1939 Mrs E. Mutley

1984-2000 Jack Oakes

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