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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

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

Landlords

(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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