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Quorn Pubs

In 2010 Quorn had seven pubs, but a greater number existed in previous years. This section includes historical descriptions, photographs and illustrations of existing pubs and also buildings which have disappeared (King William IV) or are now used for other purposes (Pig and Whistle).


 High Street, Quorn in the 1950s  High Street, Quorn in the 1950s
Two photographs of High Street, Quorn, looking towards Quorn Cross, in the 1950s, showing ...... cont.
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 Deer roaming around the White Horse in Quorn! 1988  Deer roaming around the White Horse in Quorn! 1988
During road works near the White Horse pub in Quorn in 1988, ancient deer bones were ...... cont.
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 Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!  Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!
Leicester City Football Club were formed in 1884 and were initially known as Leicester ...... cont.
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 Floods around the White Horse pub, Quorn, 1986  Floods around the White Horse pub, Quorn, 1986
The first photograph was taken during the floods of 1986, looking up Meeting Street, ...... cont.
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 Floods on Station Road, probably 1947  Floods on Station Road, probably 1947
The gabled building behind the lorry is the White Horse pub, on the corner of Station ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cross, late 1930s  Quorn Cross, late 1930s
Quorn Cross looking towards the Loughborough direction, showing the Royal Oak on the left ...... cont.
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 The White Horse, Quorn – A surprise visitor in March 1982!  The White Horse, Quorn – A surprise visitor in March 1982!
A lorry from Bakewell in Derbyshire, made an unscheduled stop at the White Horse in Quorn ...... cont.
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 The Royal Oak, Quorn Cross  The Royal Oak, Quorn Cross
The Royal Oak pub is a familiar landmark on Quorn Cross. This photograph is difficult to ...... cont.
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 The White Horse, Quorn Cross, early 1940s  The White Horse, Quorn Cross, early 1940s
This photograph from the late 1930s or early 1940s, shows Quorn Cross with the White ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cross, the Royal Oak and the White Horse, early 1940s  Quorn Cross, the Royal Oak and the White Horse, early 1940s
This photograph from the late 1930s or early 1940s, is taken from Quorn Cross, looking up ...... cont.
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 Presentation at the White Horse to Mr and Mrs Hincks  Presentation at the White Horse to Mr and Mrs Hincks
Mr and Mrs Hincks were the landlord and landlady of the White Horse pub in the 1940s and ...... cont.
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 The Chequers Inn, 1980s  The Chequers Inn, 1980s
The Chequers Inn, formally the Hurst, on Loughborough Road in Quorn, used to be a lively ...... cont.
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 Manor House Hotel, early 1900s  Manor House Hotel, early 1900s
The photograph for this postcard was taken in the early 1900s. Unfortunately this scan is ...... cont.
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 Quorn Charities Darts League – programme 6th June 1980  Quorn Charities Darts League – programme 6th June 1980
The various pubs and clubs in Quorn had many darts players and they played in the Quorn ...... cont.
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 Blacksmith’s Arms, Quorn  Blacksmith’s Arms, Quorn
This photograph was taken from a Christmas card sent by Harold & Pat Cox, the landlords ...... cont.
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 Quorn Publican found drowned - 1926  Quorn Publican found drowned - 1926
Loughborough Echo - 24th December 1926 Quorn Publican found drowned. A woman ...... cont.
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 Quorn Charities Darts - Beardsley new gift.  1963  Quorn Charities Darts - Beardsley new gift. 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 25th January 1963 The officials of the Quorn Charities Darts ...... cont.
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 Quorn High Street - The White Hart and Banks cottages  Quorn High Street - The White Hart and Banks cottages
This photograph is taken looking down High Street towards Quorn Cross in the 1960s. The ...... cont.
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 Mill House Inn, Leicester Road during floods in the 1920s  Mill House Inn, Leicester Road during floods in the 1920s
The Mill House Inn used to be on Leicester Road, abutting what are now Wright's factory ...... cont.
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 Bull's Head - 1955  Bull's Head - 1955
This attractive view of the Bull's Head (now the Quorndon Fox) comes from the Leicester ...... cont.
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 The Hurst - 1975  The Hurst - 1975
The Hurst (now the Chequers chinese restaurant) was a popular haunt for young people in ...... cont.
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 Leicester Road, King William IVth/Quorn Country Hotel - then and now  Leicester Road, King William IVth/Quorn Country Hotel - then and now
The King William IVth pub on Leicester Road was one of the oldest pubs in Quorn. The ...... cont.
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 Matchbox from the Pig and Whistle Pub  Matchbox from the Pig and Whistle Pub
The Pig and Whistle was a pub on Station Road in Quorn. It is now a residential house (no ...... cont.
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 Quorn Angling Society - 1872  Quorn Angling Society - 1872
Loughborough Advertiser - 24th October 1872 A special meeting of the members of this ...... cont.
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 Alleged attempted suicide at Quorn - 1897  Alleged attempted suicide at Quorn - 1897
A very sad tale - resulting in a custodial sentence. Loughborough Herald - 28th ...... cont.
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 Inn to be sold at auction - 1828  Inn to be sold at auction - 1828
This classified advert from 1828 offers us an insight as to the large business concern ...... cont.
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 Lounge of the Old Bull's Head - 1955  Lounge of the Old Bull's Head - 1955
From The Leicester Graphic 1955 a photo of the bar and lounge at the the Old Bull's Head, ...... cont.
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 A presentation by Murray Rumsey to Miss Good at the Bull's Head  A presentation by Murray Rumsey to Miss Good at the Bull's Head
This photograph looks as if it was taken in the 1950s. It shows Murray Rumsey presenting ...... cont.
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 Picturesque local inn to go - Road widening scheme  Picturesque local inn to go - Road widening scheme
Loughborough Echo 7th January 1938 One of Leicestershire’s oldest landmarks, the ...... cont.
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 America wants  America wants
Loughborough Echo 25th February 1938 The Famous Leicestershire inn, “King William the ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr J. A. Hayward. 1922  Death of Mr J. A. Hayward. 1922
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - January 19th 1922 Death of Mr J. A. Hayward A ...... cont.
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 Quorn Charities Darts League - 1963  Quorn Charities Darts League - 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 26th April 1963 The finalists and semi-finalists of Quorn ...... cont.
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 Police Court – Charges against a Quorn Landlord. 1893  Police Court – Charges against a Quorn Landlord. 1893
Loughborough Herald - 12th October 1893 Alfred Sault, licensed victualler, Quorn, was ...... cont.
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 The Manor House Pub, Woodhouse Road – then and now  The Manor House Pub, Woodhouse Road – then and now
The Manor House Hotel dates from 1899, shortly after the Great Central Railway station ...... cont.
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 Quorn Place/ the Bull’s Head/ the Quorndon Fox - then and now  Quorn Place/ the Bull’s Head/ the Quorndon Fox - then and now
This substantial property on High Street, Quorn was a family house called Quorn Place and ...... cont.
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 60 Station Road/The Pig and Whistle Pub - then and now  60 Station Road/The Pig and Whistle Pub - then and now
The Pig and Whistle was a popular pub in Quorn, especially with the footballers who used ...... cont.
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 Station Road and the White Horse – then and now  Station Road and the White Horse – then and now
The older photograph was taken in the 1950s and many villagers still remember Dockray’s ...... cont.
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 Quorn Angling Society  Quorn Angling Society
Loughborough Echo - 11th April 1958 At the first annual meeting of the newly-formed ...... cont.
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 The Manor House - 1935  The Manor House - 1935
An advert for the Manor House Hotel from 1935
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 Accidents at Quorn - Wood Lane and Leicester Road  Accidents at Quorn - Wood Lane and Leicester Road
Loughborough Echo - 23rd August 1935 Coming from Leicester on Monday morning at about ...... cont.
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 Quorn Place, High Street, Quorndon, Leicestershire 1886  Quorn Place, High Street, Quorndon, Leicestershire 1886
Interior of the billiard room at Quorn Place. The Bedford Lemere daybook lists the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Place, High Street, Quorndon, Leicestershire 1886  Quorn Place, High Street, Quorndon, Leicestershire 1886
Interior of the tea room at Quorn Place, showing the fireplace and furnishings. The ...... cont.
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 Quorn inn gets a face-lift 1963  Quorn inn gets a face-lift 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 13th December 1963 A £15,000 face-lift has this week been ...... cont.
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 Quorn Angling Society annual supper 1899  Quorn Angling Society annual supper 1899
Loughborough Herald - 1st June 1899 The annual supper took place at the Pig and ...... cont.
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 Quorn Charities Darts - 1962  Quorn Charities Darts - 1962
Loughborough Echo - 22nd June 1962 The Royal Oak beat the Conservative Club in the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Ostler's fatal fall - death from lockjaw 1900  Quorn Ostler's fatal fall - death from lockjaw 1900
Loughborough Herald - 15th November 1900 An inquest was held on Wednesday afternoon at ...... cont.
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 The alleged assault upon a police constable - 1872  The alleged assault upon a police constable - 1872
Loughborough Advertiser - 9th May 1872 The alleged assault upon a police ...... cont.
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 Fire at the White Hart - 1782  Fire at the White Hart - 1782
Morning Herald - December 1782 We are fortunate to have found this very old newspaper ...... cont.
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 Mary Ackroyd - inquest 1899  Mary Ackroyd - inquest 1899
Loughborough Herald - 16th November 1899 Fatal fall downstairs On Thursday evening ...... cont.
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 Ladies Darts Champions - 1958  Ladies Darts Champions - 1958
Loughborough Echo - 12th September 1958 Quorn Ladies' Darts Team Champions Happy ...... cont.
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Total: 143 artefacts returned over 3 pages


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