The Sweyn Forkbeard

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The Sweyn Forkbeard
22-24 Silver Street
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2DP
Phone

01427 675000

Opening Times*

Mon - Tue: 8am to 12am

Wed - Thu: 8am to 1am

Fri - Sat: 8am to 2am

Sun: 8am to 12am

Facilities
Awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 5
Broadcasts Live News
Cask Marque Accredited
Children Welcome
In Good Beer Guide
Licensed Outside Area
TV Screens
Wifi
*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: 06 Dec 2000
Type: J D Wetherspoon
Pub History

This Wetherspoon pub recalls the early 11th-century king of Denmark, who set out to conquer England from Gainsborough - where he was later murdered.

In 1013, Sweyn Forkbeard, King of Denmark, sailed up the River Trent and camped his armies at Gainsborough. Leaving his son Canute in charge here, he proceeded to conquer the country. However, a few weeks after his arrival, Sweyn was murdered at Gainsborough, in the early part of 1014.

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