Britain's wonkiest pub will likely now close forever after being flogged to a private buyer "for alternative use".
The Crooked House in Himley, West Midlands, attracted visitors from across the globe due to its unique slant, with one side 4ft lower than the other.
Sadly, the 18th century boozer was put up for sale by Marston's Brewery earlier this year with a guide price of £675,000.
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Locals have now been told on Facebook it is unlikely to open ever again after 192 years of trading.
The pub said: "The Crooked House has been sold.
"Unlikely to open its doors again. Marstons have sold the site to a private buyer for alternative use.
"This is just to update the page so nobody makes wasted journeys to the site.
"Thanks all for your custom and support. Keep supporting the great other local pubs to make sure they stay as they should be."
Punters have been left devastated by the news.
Derrick McConell, 65 from Dudley, has drank there for more than 20 years. He said: "It's a sad day, it's a brilliant pub and there's no place like it elsewhere.
"We feared nobody would take it on due to the cost of the upkeep but you'd think somebody would want to save a piece of history.
"It sounds cheesy but this place was like a second home, all the regulars are lovely people and became like family to me. I am devastated."
Another person said on Facebook: "Sorry to hear this. Another piece of history going. Many good memories The Crooked House holds for me."
A third person said: "Absolutely shocking, should stay open to the public, it’s a local treasure and historic place to enjoy food and drink with family friends. Honestly gutted."
The lopsided building was constructed in 1765 as a farmhouse and became a boozer in the 1830s. It was made wonky due to subsidence caused by mining in the 1800s. The slant meant that coins or marbles would appear to roll uphill on the bar.
A spokesperson for Marston's said: "We’re pleased to confirm the sale of The Crooked House has now completed.
"At this stage we’re unable to disclose any details on the buyer or price."
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