Photo of Greyhound

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last updated 08/02/2020

Haverhill Greyhound

historical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed 1911 circa

last owner Greene King

12 High St

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The Greyhound was closed in the early 1900s and demolished in the 1920s. It was a Greene King pub at the time it closed.

The "Accommodation" coach to Cambridge (via Linton) left from the Greyhound every Monday, Wednesday & Friday whilst the "Telegraph" coach to Colchester (via Halstead) left from the Bell every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.

On the Upper Floor: 5 Bedrooms, Commercial Room, Lavatory & 2 Storerooms.

On the Ground Floor: Bar. Smoking Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen and Pantry; with 3 cellars in basement.

Large Stable Yard with stabling for 12 horses, Coach House, 2 Lofts, Skittle Alley, Harness Room and Club Room.Description of the Greyhound when it was part of the sale*** of Ward's Brewery of Haverhill to Christmas' Brewery, in 1894

The pub is thought to have been on the site of the current Lloyds Bank, on the Market Hill. (Journal of Haverhill and District Local History Group).

The 1851 census lists the pub in High Street (Market Place), and the 1891 and 1911 censuses list it at 12 High Street.

It's shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

(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 sale details supplied by Graham Nunn)

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