Hitcham

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Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Introduction

Hitcham is a long, linear settlement with some nice thatched cottages. It was recorded in Domesday as "Hecham". Rev. Professor John Stevens Henslow, one time rector of the parish, was also the tutor and mentor of Charles Darwin whilst he was at Cambridge. Henslow was also a prime mover behind the establishment of Ipswich Museum and assisted Sir William Hooker at Kew Gardens.

The Mill House (on the Water Run, near Brettenham Road) is an early or mid 19th century house associated with an old tower mill which stood nearby from 1820 until 1928.

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History

In 1844 White's Directory a beer house is listed run by Jonathan Squirrell.

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