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The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

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Wetheringsett Trowel & Hammer

Wetheringsett Trowel & Hammer

closed 30th September 1960

last owner/operator: Greene King

Wetherup St

grid reference TM 141 641

While doing some family history research I came across your Web Site and in particular the entry for the Trowel & Hammer in Wetheringsett. My grandfather, Walter Ager, was the Licensee there from 1913 until 1960 when the pub closed and became a private residence. The pub was struck by lightning in 1939 which destroyed the thatched roof & roof beams. The roof was replaced with a tiled roof which may well be the roof of the house shown in your photograph. While the roof was being repaired my grandfather continued to sell beer from a shed in front and to the side of the pub. As far as I know the house in your photograph although extended and modified is basically the original pub building. …

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

Closure date from Hartismere licensing records.

(** information supplied by David Allard)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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