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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.

Polstead Sallow Tree

Polstead Sallow Tree

Closed before 1840

Hadleigh Rd

grid reference TL 981 401 (approximate location)

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.

Map

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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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