Buildings and Land
The farm covered 124 acres. The 1841 to 1871 Censuses show Henry Elborough as farmer here. In 1881 Edward Burrow was listed as head and the 1931 Kelly’s Directory shows Charles E Freeth living here. The buildings were demolished in 1987, the farmland becoming Stratone Village.
Can be found on Ermin Street, Lower Stratton. An old coaching house originally the 'Sow & Piggs'. Three cottages sold for £60 in 1767. It became the Crown in 1792. It was rebuilt in 1832. A full licence granted in 1863 and bought by Arkells in 1868 from the Pavy family. Became a Berni Inn for a period in 1970-90's, but is now back in the ownership of Arkells.
Situated at 20 Bridge End Road it closed in 1912. It was known locally as ‘Hell Fire Corner’
Rising Sun Inn
Situated on Swindon Road. Closed in 1872, and is now Sleemans Stores
The Street, Lower Stratton. (158 Ermin Street). Originally bought as a beer house by Richard White around 1834, it was leased to the Star Brewery for 1/- (5p) a week. Bought by Arkells in 1869, full licence 1961 and modernised in 1970. An Emma Yeates was recorded as having died on the premises in 1937. In 2011 former Swindon footballer Paul Hunt took over the pub.
Employment and Business
Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship
People and Parish Notables
For entries in the 1868 Poll Book please refer to the main Stratton St. Margaret Page
Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse