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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.

Eye Bottles

Eye Bottles

closed 10th October 1908

last owner/operator: Colchester Brewing Company

11 The Cross

grid reference TM 145 738

The Bottles was closed in 1908 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses. It was built in the early 18th century.

In 1830 it's listed at Butchery.

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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)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Closure date from Eye town licensing records.

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