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Higham (Babergh) Gamekeepers' Arms

Higham (Babergh) Gamekeepers' Arms

closed 1911

Upper St

It has been claimed that as well as a shop, it was converted into a post office. However, examining maps between the 1890s and 1930s shows the post office in an unchanged location roughly opposite the King's Head.

A Victorian brewery was once based here.

The building was converted into a shop after the sale of the premises in 1911. The sale advert (February 1911) describes the sale as follows:

In a good residential neighbourhood, an old fashioned and commodious dwelling house now or recently known as the Gamekeeper's Arms, which will be sold as an unlicensed property.
Containing a spacious shop suitable for an entrance hall, large front room (19' x 17' x 9' high), second entrance door from front with entrance passage, sitting room, pantry and cupboard…

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Landlords

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

(some historic details and directory information from John Martin)

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

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