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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.

Wrentham Dog & Partridge?

Wrentham Dog & Partridge?

Thought to have been a pub but there is a degree of doubt.

Though the Dog & Partridge is mentioned in Alfred Hedges' 1976 book, "Inns and Inn Signs of Norfolk and Suffolk", we know nothing else about this pub. It may perhaps be an older name for one of the Wrentham pubs we list, but we don't know which, though it's evidently not the Horse & Groom, as that pub is also mentioned in the same book.

However, we have noticed that Hedges' geography is often somewhat suspect. For example, he talks of a Compasses pub in Blythburgh - almost certainly referring to the one in nearby Wenhaston. So it's possible this pub was actually elsewhere, though as the nearest Dog & Partridge we know of was in Ipswich (and that's not mentioned in records after about 1901), quite where he got it from is a mystery.

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

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