South Cove

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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

A tiny village set close to Suffolk's most southerly coastal Broad - Covehithe and Easton. Rich in wildlife, both are threatened with salt water incursion. Although today most of the adjacent parish of Covehithe has disappeared over the coastal cliffs, the magnificent, if partly ruined remains of St Andrews can still be seen. A post mill which stood roughly behind the pub was demolished in 1955.

The Five Bells is technically just inside South Cove, but is generally described as being in Wrentham.

South Cove was recorded in Domesday as "Coua". John Speed's 1610 map shows it as "S Coue".

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Acknowledgements

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

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