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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.

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Woodbridge Sekforde Tap

Woodbridge Sekforde Tap

also traded as Thomas Seckford, Seckford Arms

closed 2012

opened 16th century

76 Seckford St, IP12 4LZ

grid reference TM 266 491

Some steps led up into a characterful small front bar that then led into a more secluded split level rear bar and seating area to the rear. Two small outdoor seating areas provided additional seating on sunny days - one at the front and a small secluded area accessed from the rear bar.

The current building probably dates from about 1840 when they built the "new" almshouses. The pub was certainly not there before 1830 although several earlier buildings were located close by and were also demolished at about that time. We do not yet know if any beer house was a part of the earlier structures.**

The pub closed early in 2012 and has since been converted to residential use.

The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Seckford Arms's beerhouse license was issued in 1853…

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

(** details supplied by Mick Holland)

(*** street name details from a pamphlet called "A DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF “WOODBRIDGE INNS" by V. B. REDSTONE)

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