New ‘old’ pub name

Our first working day and first post under our ‘old’ new name ‘The Hammer and Pincers'. Lots of people have asked us why we have changed the name – for several reasons. I suppose its a bit like when you buy your home and you want to put your own stamp on it. Many locals already call it ‘The Hammers’ probably because of the pub signs used in the past. It was once called the Hammer and Pincers Inn, a reference to this has been found in a 1901 census. We also wanted to change the name to refresh peoples memory about the pub and hopefully re visit. We also just prefer it to The Blacks

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