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Important Covid information

Due to the latest lockdown regulations, pubs can no longer sell alcohol for takeaway or click & collect. Delivery is still permitted, as is the sale of takeaway food. We will update all entries on this site over the next few days to take account of the new situation.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Kersey Sun

Kersey Sun

Closed between 1840 and 1920

8 Church Hill

grid reference TM 001 440

Recent information from Viv Marsh includes the picture. This actually belongs to The Bell Inn but they were also happy to share it.

Viv accepts that the picture is far from conclusive but she has also discussed the pub with some of the village elders and experts (and Leys House current owners) who all confirm that it used to be a pub,. There may be another picture where the pub name is readable, but it cannot currently be found.

Although few of the other buildings in the photo can be seen today (they're either obscured by vegetation or have been replaced) the distinctive layout of the pub itself is still clear.

The location is based on the 1851 census which shows the pub on the west side of 'The Street' at schedule 24, William Grimwade [Bell] at 21 and The Green at 27+.…

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

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