Norton Sadler's Arms
previously known as Saddlers' Arms
closed between 1887 and 1904?
grid reference TL 956 661
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last updated 07/11/2014
Shown at this location on the 1884 OS map at Bury Record Office (which shows it as a beerhouse).
It's difficult to say whether or not the building now on site is the beerhouse or a more modern replacement. The façade looks relatively new, but the placing and shape of the building are both substantially the same as how it appears on old maps. Although the house is now called "The Old Smithy", no available maps (as early as 1884) show it as a smithy, though it's possible this was a precurser to the beerhouse.
Curiously, the modern (1990s) house immediately to the left of this building is named "The Old Saddlers House", so it's possible that the beerhouse may have been there instead, with the name just badly placed on the OS map.
Marked as a beerhouse on OS maps as late as 1887, but not on the 1904 and subsequent sheets, so presumably closed between those dates.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)