THE 15 OLDEST PUBS IN THE UK, RANKED ACCORDING TO THEIR CLAIMS
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by Edith Hancock

While the world’s oldest bar is a hotly-contested title, there’s no denying that many of the longest-running pubs are scattered around the British Isles.

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Thanks to the foundation of monasteries across the country throughout the middle ages, ancient alehouses have cropped up across the UK.

But while hundreds have closed their doors over the centuries, a handful of public houses from London to the Brecon Beacons have stood the test of time, and now claim to be the oldest watering holes in Britain.

The UK’s publicans take the history of their premises extremely seriously, and fiercely contest each others’ claims to fame.

From centuries-old liquor licenses to name-checks in the Domesday book, scroll through to see which pubs make the best cases for being Britain’s oldest boozers.

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