Number 37 King Street.

Grade II listed building, listed on 16th November, 1976. Early to mid 19th century public house called 'The White Lion'. The painted brick building has a felted slate roof and a wide shop front on the left-hand side of the ground floor. The door is flanked by pilasters with paterae above, and the two ground floor windows on the right have lintels with horizontal reeding, paterae, and bracketed cornices.

The White Lion is mentioned in the records of the events that took place on Wednesday the 20th October, 1743 when John Wesley preached at the High Bullen in Wednesbury, and was attacked by the riotous Darlaston Mob. They took him to appear before Colonel Lane, the local justice of the peace and on the way they paused at the White Lion for refreshment.

From 1870 until the opening of the Town Hall in 1888, the Local Board, the predecessors of the council, used to meet in the upper room of the old malthouse behind the pub, which at the time was in an advanced state of decay. The Local Board decided to abandon it after someone threw a stone through a window during a meeting. The old malthouse was demolished many years ago.

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