Famous for its Witney blankets, the town has a very long and proud history of milling some of the finest and softest blankets for an international market.  At The Blue Boar in Witney we make a point of having a Witney blanket in every one of our bedrooms. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

Famous for its Witney blankets, the town has a very long and proud history of milling some of the finest and softest blankets for an international market.

The Blue Boar in Witney served the town as a principal coaching inn for many decades. Ok, so this isn't one of the coaches but it is one of the local farmers transporting shay from the fertile fields alongside the River Windrush. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Blue Boar in Witney served the town as a principal coaching inn for many decades. Ok, so this isn't one of the coaches but it is one of the local farmers transporting shay from the fertile fields alongside the River Windrush. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

Clinches Brewery had a long and inextricable history with the Blue Boar, Witney over the decades. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

Clinches Brewery had a long and inextricable history with the Blue Boar, Witney over the decades. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

Clinches Brewery had a long and inextricable history with the Blue Boar, Witney over the decades. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

Clinches Brewery had a long and inextricable history with the Blue Boar, Witney over the decades. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Butter Cross in the centre of Witney's historic market square is right across the road from The Blue Boar. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Butter Cross in the centre of Witney's historic market square is right across the road from The Blue Boar. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Blue Boar, in 1972. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Blue Boar, in Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Blue Boar, Witney from across square in 1930. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

The Blue Boar, Witney from across square in Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

A view of The Blue Boar, Witney from across a busy market square in 1912. Image supplied by Witney & District Museum

A view of The Blue Boar, Witney from across a busy market square in Image supplied by Witney & District Museum


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