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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.

Polstead Sallow Tree

Polstead Sallow Tree

Closed pre-1840.

Hadleigh Rd

grid reference TL 981 401

The Polstead History Recorder tells us that the Sallow Tree is known to have stood near Till's Farm. It's reported in a Poor Rate note on 1748 as the Saule Tree with Ed Ward as landlord.

Old maps show a "Salve Tree Farm" close to here. This seems likely to be connected.

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Footnote

Thanks to Anne Lewis, who's researching Polstead's old pubs, for this information.

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

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