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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.

Shimpling Bush

Shimpling Bush

Currently closed - may reopen?

The St, IP29 4HU

grid reference TL 873 530

opened about 1840

owner/operator: The Bush (Shimpling) Ltd

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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