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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.

Eye Nursery Ground

Eye Nursery Ground

Closed pre-1840.

All we know about this pub is a reference in the Suffolk Chronicle, July 7th 1838**** which has been summarised as follows :

a new inn called the 'Nursery Ground' was licensed for the sale of beer and spirits. There was an opening dinner for Gentlemen, and tea and fireworks for the ladies, which were numerously attended by every gradation of tag, rag, and bob-tail. The day passed off far beyond expectation, only one lady having her dress burnt off by the fireworks, and one of the gentlemen guests, being suspected of having stolen two pint mugs, was searched and had his throat cut.

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

(**** http://www.pipwright.com/Newspapers_in_Suffolk_1826_1850.htm)

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