The 17th Century Half Way House was owned by Corpus Christi College of Oxford until it was purchased by the Donnington Brewery in 1975. The inn had previously been rented by the Donnington Brewery.

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Map Reference: SP097266

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: Thomas Hamblett (free from brewery tie)

Rateable value in 1891: £12.15s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse

Owner in 1903: Corpus Christi College (free from brewery tie)

Rateable value in 1903: £16.5s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse

Closing time in 1903: 10pm

Landlords at the Halfway House include:

1851 Samuel Hamblett

1879,1891 Thomas Hamblett

1900,1906 Henry Hopkins

1910,1927 William Searle (and daughter Mabel)

1939 Edward Wood

1950’s (late) Edward and Vera Temple

1960’s Arthur and Vera Miles

1969-1973 Peter and Crystal Leighton

1974 Ken and June Lawson

1976 (Jan 28th) – July 4th 1979. Bernard and Yvonne Sylvester

1979-1994 Derek and Jean Marshall

1994 – Dec 4th 2000 Paul Hamer

Dec 2000-May 2002 Craig Nicholas Brown and Julie England (to Plough Inn, Ford)

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