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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.

Witnesham Barley Mow

Witnesham Barley Mow

Real Ale is sold here.

Mow Hill (B1077), IP6 9EH

grid reference TM 185 503

opened approx. 1760

owner/operator: NewRiver Retail

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(01473) 785395

(01473) 785395

A comfortable pub with beams & posts preserving discrete seating areas within a large open bar. It's family friendly with a strong local community focus.

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the pub dates from about 1760.

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Facilities

Facilities

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

A Mow is an old term for a stack - hence "Barley stack" - as shown in the sign. Barley being the pricipal ingedient of beer.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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