The Assheton Arms at Downham.The pub is named after the
Assheton family who have been the squires at Downham for well over 400 years.The
Asshetons live at Downham Hall which came into their possession in 1558.Harrison
Ainsworth in his novel 'The Pendle Witchess',features Downham and the Asshetons
very prominently in his book.
The pubs sign taken from the time of the above photograph.