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

However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the 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.

Denham (Mid Suffolk) Green Man

Denham (Mid Suffolk) Green Man

closed 10th May 1956.

opened 1840s (mid)

last owner/operator: Lacon's

Denham Green

grid reference TM 195 739

The Green Man was popular with US airmen during the Second Word War, as it was close to the RAF Horham airbase. Glenn Miller certainly visited the pub, as photographs exist of him standing outside it.

The building standing here now (shown in the gallery) is not the original pub building, but is a more modern one constructed on the footprint of the pub (even incorporating a porch in the same position).

The pub is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

Map

map

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

A Green Man is a sculpture, drawing, or other representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves. Also frequently found on carvings in churches and other buildings (both secular and ecclesiastical).

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

Thanks to Phil Saunders for letting us know that the building on site now is not actually the pub.

Closure date from Hoxne licensing records.

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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