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Green Dragon Hotel

4 Cornmarket

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - Midnight

About the Pub

handsome 3 storey late 18th C building with original bow windows, striking circular inn sign, walls painted light green, a lads' pub Grade II Listing: Hotel. Late C18 with early C19 alterations. Rendered brick, incised to resemble ashlar and with banded rustication to ground floor. Stone dressings. Welsh slate roof. Three storeys, 5 second-floor windows. Central hallway entry - plan with through-carriage entrance bay further to left. Plinth. Doorcase to right is flanked by two-storey bows. Doorcase has C20 half-glazed door in raised plain surround set in Doric portico with columns supporting entablature with plain frieze, moulded cornice and blocking course. Bows have tripartite plate-glass sashes above panelled plinths, with stone sills and moulded cornices. To left is the segmental headed carriage arch with rusticated jambs and incised voussoirs. First-floor band. Bows have similar windows to those below without panelling to the plinths and left-hand bay has similar, slightly larger, tripartite sash window which does have a panelled plinth. Second-floor band. 5 small plate-glass sashes with projecting sills. Moulded stone cornice with blocking course. Stone coped gables. Brick end stack to right and one ridge stack. C20 extension to rear not of special interest. Beer quality well rated by CAMRA visitors.

More train services stop at Pontefract Monkhill Station 800 metres away

Historic Interest

Grade II listed English Heritage Building ID: 342660

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar
  • Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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Green Dragon Hotel, Pontefract


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Small at rear.

  • Parking Parking

    On street, pay & display Mon-Sat daytime.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Green Dragon Hotel

4 Cornmarket

Sat Nav Reference

53.692001, -1.313799


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (350m)

Bus station

Nearby Station (350m)

Pontefract Tanshelf


Cornmarket is continuation of Beastfair from town centre, near street entrance to Tesco

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