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Hope & Anchor Inn

(formerly Tinkler's Stone)

North Baileygate
Pontefract
WF8 1ES

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Owner

Star (Heineken UK)

About the Pub

A street corner local behind Pontefract Castle, an elaborate Victorian Gothick-y building (Queen Anne style, apparently). Five real ales are on offer with beers from Bradfield and Morley breweries featured.

Historic Interest

The Hope and Anchor name originally belonged to a pub in Horsefair (1834); The original building was a dwelling house converted to a public house around 1805 and was Carter's Knottingley Brewery's first house outside Knottingley. It was rebuilt 1892 to a design by Pontefract architect, J.H. Greaves, with a parapet gable and barge board trimming. Innovative for that time was that the building was sound and damp proofed, with ½" cavity walls filled with a patented compound known as ‘Tenax Building Rock’. It was the brewery's showpiece pub.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bradfield --varies--

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Hope & Anchor Inn, Pontefract

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

Facilities

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Outdoor drinking area ideal for children.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • RealFire Real Fire

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Hope & Anchor Inn

North Baileygate
Pontefract
WF8 1ES

Sat Nav Reference

53.696899, -1.303200

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Arriva: 148/149

Nearby Station (250m)

Pontefract Monkhill

Directions

Just off A645 behind Pontefract Castle and Old Church

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