In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
last owner/operator: Ind Coope
grid reference TM 034 380
The pub's closure date is from the Orwell licensing records. It's now residential
It's shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map
Sale by Auction on 29 April 1813
Lot 2. That well known Inn, called The Fox, at Raydon. containing a good kitchen, wash house, dairy, 2 parlours, 4 good chambers, bar, liquer room and capital cellar for 14 barrels, cow house, stable, hay house,, garden, and orchard and paddock in the occupation of Mr James BROWNING.Suffolk Chronicle, April 10th 1813**(see full extract here)
Policeman Brooke was on his beat between the hours of 12 and one o'clock when he heard a noise coming from The Fox, Reydon and in going in found the kitchen and bar full of labouring men. He also saw Henry Potter, the landlord, drawing beer for the men…
(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)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.