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Here is what we think is the only comprehensive record of pubs and beerhouses within the Coventry city boundaries going back as far as available records allow. This is an ongoing project so contributions, corrections or additions to this archive, especially anecdotes, photos and media are most welcome. Feel free to contact us for a pint and a chat anytime.

The White Horse

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NAME WHITE HORSE
ADDRESS WARWICK ROAD
THIS PREMISES WAS KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1818   WINDMILL
1850 WHITE HOUSE
  1857 WHITE HORSE
The White Horse has been in use since the fifteenth century and is common because of its widespread use. It was the symbol of the Kings of Wessex and is the traditional emblem of Kent. A galloping white horse refers to the Hanovers and dates from the accession of George I in 1714. It is also used by several guilds, such as the Carmen, Coachmen, Farriers, Saddlers and Wheelwrights.
Known Licensees are;
1850 Thomas Hough

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