The Lamb and Flag has been hit badly by the pandemic. Photo: Reuters The Lamb and Flag has been hit badly by the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
The Lamb and Flag has been hit badly by the pandemic. Photo: Reuters

Oxford pub once frequented by JRR Tolkien to shut after 450 years

  • The Lamb and Flag, which has served students, scholars and literary greats since 1566, has become a cultural casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • It is owned by St John’s College, one of 45 colleges and private halls that make up the University of Oxford

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Lamb and Flag has been hit badly by the pandemic. Photo: Reuters The Lamb and Flag has been hit badly by the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
The Lamb and Flag has been hit badly by the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
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