Take the Black Bull by the horns

The pub is said to date from 1782 and is being sold with an additional two-bedroom flat.

A HISTORIC pub in the heart of Lockerbie is described as offering a “great opportunity” for a new operator.

The Black Bull, which dates from 1782, comprises the pub and a beer garden to the rear of the propety.

Kevin Hunter of selling agent CDLH said: “Included in the sale is a good quality two-bedroom flat, providing ideal owner’s accommodation or an additional income stream. The easily-managed public house is a profitable trading business and represents a great opportunity for a local operator or someone looking for an exciting new venture.”

The freehold is on the market at offers over £295,000.