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Important Covid information

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.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Brockford Griffin

Brockford Griffin

closed 30th April 1965

last owner/operator: Lacon's

The Street

grid reference TM 117 669

The Griffin was built early in the 16th century.

It's shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

Map

map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.

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

Closure date from the Eye licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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

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