Hessett

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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now reopened. The rest of our pubs will be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Introduction

Hessett was recorded in Domesday as "Eteseca" or "Heteseta". It appears on John Speed's 1610 map as "Hesſet".

The Street contains some fine old cottages. One of the finest late medieval buildings in Suffolk is St Ethelbert's church. Its wall paintings include St Barbara and a playing card; the 6 of diamonds.

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History

In 1869 Kelly Directory Charles Sturgeon is listed as a beer retailer.

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