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Wortham Tumble Down Dick

previously known as Dick



closed

Rectory Rd

grid reference TM 091 792


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last updated 29/09/2014

Closure date unknown, but the most recent Eye licensing records we've seen show it open at least to 1967.

The name Tumbledown Dick is believed to refer to Richard Cromwell, son of the Lord Protector. Though it has also been claimed that it refers to a once-popular dance.


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)


Note

Tumbledown Dick was a nickname for Richard Cromwell, son of Oliver Cromwell. Perhaps there was a connection between him and Wortham?