THIS picture was kindly loaned to the Wetherby News by Mr and Mrs A Yates of Thorner and shows the Boot and Shoe pubThis week's photograph has been kindly loaned to the Wetherby News by Mr and Mrs A Yates of Thorner and shows the Boot and Shoe pub in the village of Tockwith. in the village of Tockwith.
This public house is believed to date from around 1643 and used to have a thatched roof. This thatch caught fire on April 1 1925 and the building was badly damaged.
Apparently the villagers didn't respond immediately with any help, as they thought it was an April fool!
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