Ship Inn, Swinton

Ship Inn, Swinton

Ship Inn, Swinton

This mid 18th century public house was built in the shape of a ship, by Charles Simpson who was a barge builder in the adjacent canal basin. It closed for business in 2009 and was purchased by Rotherham Council in the same year. It was demolished in March 2012.

Landlords have included:-

Charles Simpson – 1800s
Brett Jones – ? to 2009

Other notable members of staff include:-

Gary Atkinson (Bouncer)

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