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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 terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Wickham Market Blue Boar

Wickham Market Blue Boar

closed 1969.

opened pre-1652

The Hill

grid reference TM 300 558

I have seen the Blue Boar recorded frequently as The Blew Boar and was a haunt of local smuggler "Little Dick" (information from Sue Canfer)

The Ipswich Journal, 21st January 1807, carried the following article relating to Little Dick.

Wednesday night was accidentally killed by a fall from his horse, in the road between Framlingham and Wickham, Richard Arnold, the noted smuggler, well known by the name of Little Dick. When found he was not quite dead, but soon afterwards expired.

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the Blue Boar was recorded in churchwarden's accounts 1652/3.

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

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