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Denham (Mid Suffolk) Green Man

Denham (Mid Suffolk) Green Man

52.319732,1.220013

Closed between 1920 and 1970

opened 1840s (mid)

last owner/operator: Lacon's

Denham Green

grid reference TM 195 739

The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1883. interactive map

old OS map

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 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).

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Historical interest

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Landlords

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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)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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