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Flushing Inn

Flushing Inn

Why ‘Flushing’? There are several theories as to the origin of the name. The most likely is that the street outside (Market Street) used to be known as ‘The Butchery’ and the old English word for a butcher was a “flesher”. The original Fleshers Inn, it is thought, became corrupted to Flushing Inn. The Building … read more …

First posted in Rye Buildings and Defences on 20th September 2010
Last updated: 21st January 2013
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