Somersham

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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may 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

Establishment(s) understood to have reopened (or, at least, reopening before indoors service is permitted).

Please tell us if you know of any pubs ready to reopen when outdoors service is permitted that we don't list here.

A compact village of mainly modern buildings, set close to a tributary of the river Gipping and recorded in Domesday as "Sum(m)ersham". Wooden roof pegs in the church are thought to have been placed there for the hanging of maiden's garlands.

A prehistoric cooking site has been unearthed on Hill Farm.

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History

The 1916 Kelly's Directory also lists Happy Grimsby (Beer retailer, pub not named)

The 1922 Kelly's Directory also lists Happy Grimsby as a beer retailer.

Acknowledgements

Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.

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