5 Bull Barn Lane.
The Bricklayer’s Arms is a fairly common name, possibly indicating the trade of the landlord and might suggest a meeting place for local tradesmen acting as an unofficial employment exchange. An 1809 plan and survey show Nicholas Norton as Innholder and Mason in the same area.
Local knowledge describes it as “first up the steps” or “opposite the Mount” in Bull Lane and its location is therefore likely to have been the cottage above.
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