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Wickham Market Vine

Wickham Market Vine

also traded as Grapes

Closed some time after 1922

High St

grid reference TM 301 557

The last landlord of the Vine was Cyril Bowles nicknamed "Crampy" the pub was know locally as Crampies! (information from Sue Canfer).

The last reference to this pub we've found is from 1922; it isn't shown on any available OS maps after this date so presumably closed not long afterwards.

It shown on this old OS map from 1883 (interactive map).

old OS map

Map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

(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.

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