|THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY||FROM||TO||KNOWN AS|
|1984||1987||ACORN SPORTS CLUB|
A post-war pub on the junction of Ringwood Highway and Woodway Lane. Opening as the ACORN, the name was meant to refer to the strange shape of the building. It was also architecturally interesting in that it stood on stilts in order to provide car parking space underneath.
In 1984 it was the ACORN SPORTS CLUB, which suggests that it was failing then and in 1987 it was renamed the MOUNTAINEER. In 1988 it became the POTTERS ARMS, The name came from the pub's location in Potters Green. The pub closed in c1992
Name Supposed to refer to the strange shape of the building
21.5.1969 JA Opened
1982 WRAG3 Architecturally interesting modern pub on stilts ! Popular with younger clientele.
15.10.1984 JA Renamed ACORN SPORTS PUB
20.11.1987 JA34 Became MOUNTAINEER.
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