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The Ragged Cat

The Ragged Cat was once located at 534-536 Christchurch Road.

The pub, originally called the Palmerston Arms, is now a supermarket.

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The Horse and Jockey

The Horse and Jockey had a history dating back to 1841 but closed its doors for the last time in 2017.

The watering hole was called The Smoking Outlaw for a stint before its closure.

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Gander on the Green

Gander on the Green stood on the site of the rebuilt former Metropole Hotel and became The Christopher Creeke after being purchased by JD Wetherspoon in 2009.

The pub was a favourite of bikers and rock music fans.

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The Thatched House

The Thatched House was located on East Howe Lane.

The watering hole closed in 2008 and the site is now residential.

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Daisy O'Briens

Daisy O'Briens could once be found at 77 Old Christchurch Road.

This town centre Irish themed bar has now been shut for five years.

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The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak, once situated on Wimborne Road.

The pub was demolished in 2014 to make way for a new Tesco store.

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The Saxon King

The Saxon King was once located on Broadway.

The watering hole closed in 1992 and was demolished to make way for housing.

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The Osprey

The Osprey could once be found in Poole Lane.

The pub was closed in the 1990s and swept away to clear space for housing.

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The Dolphin

The Dolphin was situated on Holdenhurst Road.

The pub was closed in August 2011 and has since been converted into a Tesco Express.

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The Portman Hotel

The Portman Hotel was located on Ashley Road.

The watering hole was closed in 2017 and redeveloped as apartments.

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