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In the light of the latest government instructions, all pubs are now closed until at least December 2nd.

A number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the Covid-19 lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

After the end of Lockdown, Suffolk will remain in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.

Lakenheath Green Dragon

Lakenheath Green Dragon

also traded as Slaunch House

Closed about 1960

Stanch

grid reference TL 678 858

Located at TL676857 - situated by the river and close to an area marked on the OS Map as Botany Bay. The building is demolished and today very little evidence remains. Reckoned to have been open till 1955-60.

Had a drink there as young boy being taken out for a ginger beer around early 50's. Possibly a Stewart & Patterson house.

(Details supplied by Chris Curtis)

In 1861 it's listed at Stanch and in 1874 it's listed at Fen?

The pub can be seen here on the 1900 OS map

on old OS map

Map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

The green dragon may be a reference to the Earl of Pembroke and appears on their coat of arms. William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk was an important medieval English soldier and commander in the Hundred Years' War and later Lord Chamberlain of England. He was created Earl of Pembroke in 1447 and Duke of Suffolk in 1448.

(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 newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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