ANOTHER country pub has closed.

Tim Hill has announced that the Rising Sun, at Knapp, has ceased trading.

In an advertisement in today's County Gazette, Mr Hill says: "It is with sadness to announce that the Rising Sun has closed for business.

"We would like to thank our local customers for their support."

Mr Hill took over the 15th Century pub, situated near North Curry, two years ago.

The Rising Sun is a 15th Century pub situated in the tiny hamlet of Knapp near North Curry in Somerset.

It was billed as being a quintessential traditional English pub offering a selection of ales, ciders, lager and wine and is accompanied by a gastro food menu freshly prepared by our French chef.