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