21 Gosditch Street in 1919 directory.  The modern address is 17 West Market Place. In 1998 the pub was trading as the Slug & Lettuce. Thankfully there is was a preservation order on the old name which could be seen in small lettering on the front facade of the building.

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Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891:  Earl Bathurst (free from brewery tie)

Rateable Value in 1891: £48.0s.0d.

Type of license in 1891: Alehouse

Owner in 1903: Earl Bathurst (free from brewery tie)

Rateable Value in 1903: £44.0s.0d.

Type of license in 1903: Alehouse

Closing time in 1903: 11pm

Landlords at the Crown include:

1820,1830 James Hodges (Crown Inn, Gosditch Ward)

1840 Phil Snailom

1856 J. Wood

1885,1891  Frederick Willows

1903,1906 Richard Quin

1913 O.W. Quin

1919 William Albert Edmonds

1927 Mrs Violet Edmunds

1998 Phil James (manager, Slug and Lettuce)

1998,2005 Bill Daley

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