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last updated 18/09/2017

Hundon Red House (older)

historical era: mid 20th century

closed about 1935

Steeplechase Rd

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The Red House was demolished to make way for the nearby airfield (RAF Stradishall) which was built from 1935 onwards and was one of the first pre-war airfields to have concrete runways.

It had been open since before 1882, as this advertisement in the Bury & Norwich Post*** makes clear:

August 1st 1882

The beerhouse known as Hundon Red House for sale with 11 acres of arable land with a bakers and grocers shop attached. Knocked down to Mr Webb from Stradishall for £600.


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


Note

(*** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)