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.

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Mendlesham Brewers' Arms

Mendlesham Brewers' Arms

closed 29th February 1925

40 Old Market St

grid reference TM 103 658

The main part of the building dates from the 16th century, with extensions to the right in the 18th and 19th.

It was licensed as an unnamed beerhouse until 1922. On January 8th 1922, Christmas George Holden took over the license and for the first time the name "Brewers' Arms" appeared in the licensing record.

The pub was closed 1925 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses.





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

Closure date from Hartismere licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historical details supplied by Neil Langridge)