The Pheasant was demolished about 2008 as part of a deal to rebuild the house, which was in a poor state of repair. It was on the Tingrith Road, on the left when going towards Tingrith.
|22 Feb 1879||Pheasant available to Let, with 8 acres grass|
|James Linnell||4 April 1879||Pheasant “beer-house”|
|Henry Trice||15 Oct 1889||Henry applied for endorsement of licence but was refused because he didn’t bring the physical licence to court|
|William Robert Clarke||John Marlow Tearle of Luton Road, Toddington||18 Dec 1931||Temporary transfer|
The first mention I have found in the British Newspaper Archive is in 1878 – predictably, a man was prosecuted for being drunk there.
22 January 1878, Leighton Buzzard Observer and Linslade Gazette
Ephraim Brinkler, labourer, of Westoning, was summoned for having been disorderly on the licenced premises of the Pheasant Inn, at Eversholt, on the 10th inst., and refused to quit such premises when called upon to do so by the landlord. He was fined 1s. 6d. and … 6d. costs.
James Linnell got into deep trouble.
News clippings on the Pheasant. Transcript to follow.