13 Doncaster town centre pubs and bars we have loved and lost - how many did you visit?

Last orders may have been called on some of these pubs years ago but which of these closed pubs can you remember?

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 4:11 pm
The Bay Horse was situated on French Gate. This pub dated from c.1829 and was demolished c.1909. It was rebuilt slightly south of its original position and demolished again in 1969
The Bay Horse was situated on French Gate. This pub dated from c.1829 and was demolished c.1909. It was rebuilt slightly south of its original position and demolished again in 1969

Over the years so many pubs have closed but here are 24 pictures to take you back to the bar.

Over the coming months we will try and cover as many closed Doncaster pubs as we can so bare with us if you can’t see your favourite jaunt just yet.

Information from closedpubs.co.uk

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The Angel & Royal was situated at 3 French Gate. This pub was present by 1857 when the publican was Thomas Pye

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The Black Boy was situated on French Gate. This pub dated from c.1777 and was closed and demolished in 1959 to make way for road improvements. The last publican was ex-Doncaster Rovers footballer Arthur Rogers.

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The closed pubs in Doncaster - which do you remember?
The Elephant Hotel was situated on St Sepulchre Gate. This pub opened in 1850 and was rebuilt in 1915. This pub closed in the 1970s, being used as a furniture store upon closure. It has now been demolished
The Emporium was situated at 72 Cleveland Street. This pub dated from the 1850s and was rebuilt in 1938. It was previously known as The Cleveland Arms changing its name in the 1990s.
The Fitzwilliam Arms was situated in Oxford Place
The Hexthorpe House was situated at 68 Urban Road. This pub closed in 2007 and was demolished in 2009
The Horse & Jockey was situated at 154 St Sepulchre Gate West. This pub closed in 2010. Since then it has reopened and closed once again
The Nags Head was situated at 35 Sepulchre Gate. This pub is now in retail use.
The Nelsons Hotel was situated on Cleveland Street.
The Old Crown Hotel was situated on Church Street. This pub is now used as a saddlery
The Turf Hotel was situated on the corner of Bentinck Street and St James Street. This pub was closed and demolished in the 1960s when the area was cleared for the development of tower blocks
The White Horse was situated on Fisher Gate. This pub was demolished in 1868 to make way for improvements to the cattle market.