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Lost pubs and clubs of Sunderland: How many do you remember?

Sunderland has always been a good night out - but many of the city's best-known pubs and clubs are sadly no longer with us.

We've dug into our picture archives to find some of those where last orders have been called once and for all - how many of these did you used to drink in?

This boozer in Ryhope Road, Grangetown, was a popular place for a few pints from the mid-60s, but closed in the 1980s.

5. The Toll Bar

This boozer in Ryhope Road, Grangetown, was a popular place for a few pints from the mid-60s, but closed in the 1980s.
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This pub was a well-known landmark on The Broadway for thousands of motorists using the A183 every day. It closed a few years ago and the building now houses a 24-hour gym.

6. The Grindon Mill

This pub was a well-known landmark on The Broadway for thousands of motorists using the A183 every day. It closed a few years ago and the building now houses a 24-hour gym.
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This bar in Crowtree Road was a popular city centre pub during the noughties, but closed for the last time in May 2013.

7. Brogans

This bar in Crowtree Road was a popular city centre pub during the noughties, but closed for the last time in May 2013.
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Another popular stop-off in the High Street West circuit, Idol's achieved a certain notoriety - or popularity - after two bikini-clad girls held up a Newcastle United shirt while it burned.

8. Idol's

Another popular stop-off in the High Street West circuit, Idol's achieved a certain notoriety - or popularity - after two bikini-clad girls held up a Newcastle United shirt while it burned.
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