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Smugglers in Pubs. Of course.

A new book has revealed the list of pubs in Kent that were once used us smugglers’ inns. The buildings were used as secret meeting places, recruitment centres, storage facilities and distribution depots. The Smugglers Inn in Herne Bay as the name suggests, was one such pub frequented by smugglers. It joins a curved terrace of smugglers’ cottages and stands across …

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