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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.

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Newmarket Bull

Newmarket Bull

Real Ale is sold here.

62 High St, CB8 8LB

grid reference TL 643 634

opened pre-1768

owner/operator: Greene King

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(01638) 662534

(01638) 662534

Busy pub with food all day. Popular with younger drinkers in evening. Occasional live music.

The building dates from the 18th century.

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Footnote

Name may be a sympathetic reference to a Papal bull - a lead seal attached to official religious edicts or documents - or a reference to Henry VIII who introduced a bulls head into his coat-of-arms after he defied a papal bull in 1538. Bull baiting was also quite widespread until it was banned in 1835.

Earliest known date from the Newmarket Shops website.

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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