This pub was previously called the ‘Green Man’, and prior to that, the’Devon Arms.’. In the 19th-centuary when this pub was called the Devon Arms, its cellar was used as the ‘oakum picking room’, where paupers were assigned to produce oakum by un-twisting old ropes.
Oakum being used to seal the seams of wooden boats. Today, it is a simply decorated single room bar, currently serving 4 ales, 3 on handpump and one on a stillage, together with up to 10 traditional ciders and perrys from polyboxes. Also on offer are up to 12 keg ‘craft’ beers and lagers, together with a vast selection (170 ) of bottled beers and ciders.
This pub that is well worth a visit if you are in the area. The bottle shop is open 10.30 to 5pm.