Built c1600, the first house on the left was originally the Angel, an ale house.
Staff and villagers outside the George Inn, celebrating Queen Victoria's Golden Jubliee, June 1887
The George in the early 20th century. The original structure was probably built in the late 17th century.
Old Bell Cottage, on the left, housed Edward A. Banhams, Saddler. It is said that villagers, who only possessed one pair of shoes, would bring these for mending. While waiting, they drank beer at an ale house at the same address
The New Inn, now the Izaak Walton.
New Inn c 1919, looking east. Parsons store on the left
Looking the other way, with Parsons on the right.
Brooklyn Francis & Clare Cottages and The New Inn. Displayed on the corner of The New Inn is 'Crowley and Co, Alton Ales and Stouts'. (The triangular structure in what is now Washer's Triangle is a well-head.)
Morris Dancing outside the New Inn, 1960s
The label on this pot reads: Francis Dear, Spirit Merchant, East Meon. Francis Dear was publican at The New Inn in 1875. The pot belongs to Frank Wheeler.
A list of East Meon Brewers and Publicans 1859 - 1939
Letter from J.A.Burrell to 'Deacon', asking him to help with negotiations for the purchase of 'Eastmeon Brewery', mentioning 'the public house'.
Letter, a month later, updating Deacon on progress of negotiations.