The pub in 1922
The history of The Hit or Miss
The pub and its surrounding village, Penn Street are brimming with history. The pub's earliest deeds date back to 1730 and it is known that it opened as a pub on 1st June 1798.
History of The Hit or Miss
The building that is now known as The Hit or Miss was originally owned by the furniture makers, Dancer and Hearne.
In 1860s William Hearne, a labourer, and his wife Eliza, a lacemaker, established The Hit or Miss pub, amalgamating a series of cottages. Legend has it that there was a one-man workshop shed behind the pub where chairs or parts of chairs were made.
1910 - 1912