Named after a former public house the Black Horse which was first licensed by Richard Manning in April 1692. By AD1784 it became known as the Old Black Horse as the licensee at the time had built another premises in Halfway Street called the New Black Horse. Both pubs continued until AD1802 when the name changed again. The original pub reverted back to its original name Black Horse while the one on Halfway Street became Ye Old Black Horse despite being the newer pub by 100 years. The pub was demolished in AD2011 to make way for a Travelodge.
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