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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.

Rickinghall Superior Hamblyn House

Rickinghall Superior Hamblyn House

closed 1997

opened 16th century

The Street, IP22 1BN

grid reference TM 046 757

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, Hamblyn House was already an inn by 1508.

The large lounge was dominated by a large fireplace.

The parish boundary runs through the building, following the course of an underground stream.

In the June/July 1981 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that Geoff & Ros were then offering beers from Tolly Cobbold, Adnams & Abbot on handpump.

It's now a private residence after a short spell as a restaurant.

The pub was owned by St Peter's brewery for a while in the late 1990s, during the early days of this local brewery.

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

(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)

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