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|The Swan has not changed its name or siuation on the High Street for nearly 400 years. The Swan name originally came from the coat of arms adopted by the Staffords who were the first Dukes of Buckingham. Originally, it was a coaching inn that offered food and shelter to travellers, one of the many that established following the dissolution of the monasteries which had traditionally offered these services.|
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Newport Pagnell became an important staging point because it was situated on one of the main roads from London to the north. To the
|Swan Revived Hotel 1986|
|right of the Swan was the Saracen's Head, an inn of equal importance. At the height of the coaching era, over 30 coaches called at one of these places over a 24 hour period. It was possible to pick up a coach going north or south at any hour of the day or night.|