IN PICTURES: The lost pubs of Pontefract and Castleford

Here are just a few of the many lost pubs of Pontefract and Castleford, how many can you remember?

Friday, 29th January 2021, 12:51 pm
Here are just a few of the many lost pubs of Pontefract and Castleford, how many can you remember?
Here are just a few of the many lost pubs of Pontefract and Castleford, how many can you remember?

We'd love to hear your stories about your trips to these pubs from the past, what was the atmosphere like? Do you remember any quirky characters? What was your go-to on tap? Let us know by emailing [email protected]

The Redhill was situated at 42 Redhill Road before it got demolished
Grove Lea is now a One Stop mini-mart on Churchbalk Lane

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The Woodman Inn on Horsefair is now a Domino's pizza takeaway
The Willow Park Hotel was situated on Baghill Lane was demolished in 2010 and replaced by a care home
Papa's Fish and Chip Restaurant now sits where Prince of Wales Feathers pub used to on Carlton Street
The Counting House pub dates back to the 15th century
An old photo showing the Turks Head Pub on Gillygate, it is now an accountancy firm
The Pineapple Inn on Gillygate closed in the 1960s
The Flying Horse pub used to sit on Salter Row where Argos is today