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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. 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.

Stowupland Millers' Arms

Stowupland Millers' Arms

Closed about 1872.

opened before 1842

Thorney Green

grid reference TM 064 599

This was a short-lived beerhouse located close to the windmill.

**Speculation:** the building in our photograph and at the map location is claimed by the Listed Building Register to be the original Retreat. However, the historical records (and photographs) show that this was closer to the current Retreat building and was demolished in 1969. So it seems possible that, assuming this building was a pub at some time as the register claims, it might have been the Millers' Arms.

If you have any information that might confirm or refute this suggestion, please let us know.

Map

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Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

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