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The Machine Man, Long Wittenham - pub details

Address: Fieldside, Long Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QP [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 25434) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Culham (1.6 miles), Appleford (1.6 miles), Didcot Parkway (2.9 miles)

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user reviews of the Machine Man, Long Wittenham

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This pub closed at least 10 years ago. Now a house.
galactico - 6 Apr 2012 12:12
Worked at Harwell in the 80s and last drank at what was a wonderful unspoiled pub in '91. They featured this as a place where the nuclear scientists would discuss plasma physics from the local fussion experiment at the nearby Culham labs in a documentary many moons ago. Went out of my way to find it in 02 to find it was shut. Returned once more when it was a short lived B&B before the owner developed it, or sold it, for purely residential use. The owner was the former landlord but complained that it was not a great place to run, siting if I recall correctly biker gangs. My memories of biker gangs in the area was not of hells angels but guys who went round on a variety of machines, many of them classic British bikes. All a great shame.
baggydave - 2 Jan 2010 13:41
Sad - was a bit of a local classic.
jonno_ - 28 Nov 2008 14:24
Vufinder is correct. Long gone and sadly missed.
Grum - 30 Sep 2008 13:42
The Machine Man has been closed for long time (2001?). It was a fine village pub with excellent ale and food but was bought by a speculator who ran it as a private B&B establishment for several years until he successfully had it de-licensed and then sold it for redevelopment as housing. A great loss.
vufinder - 15 Jun 2007 06:24

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