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Shimpling Bush

Shimpling Bush

Currently closed - may reopen?

The St, IP29 4HU

grid reference TL 873 530

opened about 1840

Traditional pub with exposed beams & flagstone floors. Locally sourced food and ales. The Bush has a cosy bar with a log fire, a large restaurant and a large pub garden where meals can be served al fresco in the summer months.

It was built in the 16th century but only converted into a pub in the 19th.

The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)

old OS map

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Facilities

Facilities

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

(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)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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