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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. 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 be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Somersham Griffin

Somersham Griffin

Closed after 1912

Main Rd

grid reference TM 090 485

The Griffin is shown on the 1882 OS map but not on maps of the 1890s or subsequent editions, although it is listed in the 1911 census. It's now residential.

Map

map

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.

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

(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)

some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

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