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Haverhill Swan

Haverhill Swan

also traded as White Swan

Closed 1982

last owner/operator: Greene King

20 Mill Rd

grid reference TL 670 454

The Swan has also been listed as being at Chantry Croft.

It closed in 1982; it was a Greene King pub at the time of its closure.

The building has now been converted into flats.

It is well documented**** that the 1667 "Great Fire of Haverhill", which destroyed much of the town, started in an inn called the Swan. It is thought the 17th century building was on a different site, near or on the High Street.

In the March 1981 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that Graham Attwater and his wife Christine were here offering 3 Greene King beers on handpump. A "basic no frills pub."…

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)

(**** historic information from Graham Nunn)

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

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