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The Horse Shoe Inn
Kent Street, Upper Gornal.
The Horse Shoe pre-dates 1830 where it is referred to as an old established public house, according to the following sale notice, the property must have been quite extensive.
It's exact location is presently unknown.
Demolished in 1920s-1930s.
1832 sale notice.

Freehold Messuages and premises, at Gornal
TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE TREATY
   All that well-known and old-established PUBLIC HOUSE, known by the sign of the HORSE SHOE, in occupation of Joseph Cartright, situate at GORNAL, in the parish of Sedgley, in the county of Stafford, fronting the turnpike-road leading from Dudley to Wolverhampton-- comprising a spacious Kitchen, two Parlours, three Bedrooms, three Cellars, Brewhouse, Pigeries, Well of Water, a very large and productive Garden, having a considerable frontage to the turnpike-road, and every other convenience requisite for carrying on an extensive trade in the public business.
   Also, all those four smaller DWELLING-HOUSES, with the several Gardens therein, in the respective occupations of William Guest, Mary Nailor, Ann Marsh, and William Jukes, with the two Nail Shops belonging, adjoining or near adjoining the above, two of which front the said turnpike-road, and the others are fronting the road leading out of the said turnpike-road to Lower Gornal; together with the Blacksmiths Shop, in the occupation of Richard Malpass, lying near the said premises, and fronting the said turnpike road.

Wolverhampton Chronical Wednesday July 25, 1832.
Sale notice in 1898:-

Fully licensed freehold property. The Horse Shoe Inn, Upper Gornal, near Dudley, let at 36 a year; also the adjoining malthouse, let on an annual tenancy of 20, for 1,800.

Licensees:
1832, Joseph Cartwright.
1835, Benjamin Bate, [Pigots Directory]
1854, Benjamin Bate. [Whites Directory]
1861, Thomas Cartwright. [Harrod's Directory]
1865, Henry Fullwood, maltster. [Jones Mercantile Directory].
1868, Henry Fullwood, maltster. [P.O. Directory]
1880, Joseph Woodhall, & maltster. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1881, Joseph Woodall. [Census]
1896, Isaac Clarke. [Kelly's Trade Directory].
1904, Joseph Jukes. [Kelly's Trade Directory].
1911, Daniel Greenaway, brewer age 39. [Census].
1912, Daniel Greenaway. [Kelly's Trade Directory].
1916, Charles Coley. [Kelly's Trade Directory].
1921, Thomas Malpass. [Kelly's Trade Directory].
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