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In the late 18th / early 19th Century it is estimated that Southam had 15 pubs operating at the same time.  Today, Southam has just four remaining public houses plus the old boy’s school is now a Sports & Social Club, but each of those pubs boasts a historical background as long as the arm that raises […]

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The original town centre of Southam has changed for many reasons over the years, but the most abrupt and sweeping changes have been caused by fires. The result was the immediate destruction of the old, and then a rebuild in more modern materials and style. The thatched roofs and wooden frames of early mediaeval cottages […]

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