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

A number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the Covid-19 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.

Hawstead Metcalfe Arms

Hawstead Metcalfe Arms

Closed 2013.

Lawshall Rd, IP29 5NR

grid reference TL 862 581

This was a friendly two room traditional pub set in six acres of grounds.

It was converted into a cycle shop and café in 2014, having suffered a serious fire from which the business never recovered, a couple of years earlier.

The pub can be seen on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

Map

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Gallery

Footnote

The Metcalfe family once lived locally and seems to be significant property owners from about 1811 to 1888.

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

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