Kentford

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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

A number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the Covid-19 lockdown. 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 terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Introduction

Kentford is a settlement on the border with Cambridgeshire, appearing on John Speed's 1610 map as "Kenforde". The A14 now by-passes it to the north, though the main road through the village is still very busy, with large numbers of HGVs using it. The ancient Icknield Way still runs through the parish. Local prehistoric finds include a Palaeolithic hand axe and two round barrows. Lilly Langtry lived in the village for a number of years. The Bell lies at the west end, over the border with Kennett in Cambridgeshire.

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History

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, 1 innkeeper was recorded in the parish between 1650 and 1699.

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