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Old Brewery Tap / Merry England/ Under the Boardwalk

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I understand the former pub under the 'Black Swan' is due to reopen at some point this year as a sports bar. Does anyone know if it opened when the Black Swan was built in the 60s or only opened in 1976 when I believe it became the Sam Smith's 'Old Brewery Tap'...if so what was the downstairs used for before this? 

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There was definitely a separate bar underneath the Black Swan around 1967-68, we used to meet there from Bridge St bus station.

I think it was called the Sidewalk at the time but could be wrong.

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The Merry England bar was under the Black Swan, it used to open late in the evening when the Black Swan closed.

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