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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.

Stanstead Half-Moon and Punchbowl

Stanstead Half-Moon and Punchbowl

Closed pre-1840.


Auction of a Freehold Messuage in Nether-Street in Stanstead, Suffolk, which is lett into three separate Tenements, the whole at the Yearly Rent of £4 8s. it was formerly a Publick-House, and known by the Sign of the Half-Moon and Punchbowl, and it is well adapted for the said Business again, there being 14 Rooms in the said Premises, with proper Outhouses and Garden...Enquire of Mr. Fenner at the White Hart at Stanstead, aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, August 15th 1767***

Could Nether Street be an older name for Lower Street?


NOTE: A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden - this may have been an earlier structure to the current property.

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