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The inns of Clifton Village -

A major part of village life

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The carpark of the Armytage Arms was previously Clifton's Bowling Green

Armytage Arms

The Armytage Arms was used in 1778 for meetings between Sir George Armytage, the Commissioners and other interested parties when the land in Clifton was being enclosed

Margaret Sharp 'Down the Acres'

black bull

Standing by the village green, parts of the former Black Bull date to the 17th Century. Charlie Ingle, founder of a local football club, and his wife Inge lived there until 1986.

Taken from Margaret Sharp's book 'Down the Acres'

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Clifton's Inns all developed around farms

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In 1833 The Black Horse Inn was used for the inquest into the murder Elizabeth Rayner

The Black Horse

At the Woodhead end of the village, the Black Horse has been a part of village life for centuries