The Duke of Wellington

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The Duke of Wellington
Wellington Square
TA24 5NH

01643 701910

Opening Times*

Mon - Thu: 7am to 12am

Fri - Sat: 7am to 2am

Sun: 7am to 11pm

Awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 5
Broadcasts Live News
Children Welcome
Licensed Outside Area
Music in the Evening
TV Screens
*Please note: actual opening hours are subject to change. For confirmation, please contact the pub.
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About this Pub
This pub opened on: 12 Dec 2008
Type: Lloyds No.1 Bar
Pub History

A local landmark for nearly 200 years, The Duke of Wellington was built in 1820 as a coaching inn and posting house. The four-horse mail coach to Taunton, via Dunster, left the inn daily to the sound of horn-blowing. A rival coach left The Plume of Feathers, for Bridgwater, three days a week. Daniel Defoe (author of Robinson Crusoe) stayed at The Plume of Feathers in the early 18th century. The inn stood opposite The Duke of Wellington, until its demolition in 1965. Rebuilt in 1893, 'The Wellington' was named after Arthur Wellesley, who was created Duke of Wellington in 1814. Wellesley was honoured for his part in defeating the forces of Napoleon Bonaparte which culminated in the Battle of Waterloo.

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