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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. 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.

Southolt Plough

Southolt Plough

Closed circa 1990.

opened 17th century

Southolt Green

grid reference TM 193 688

Now residential.

In the September/October 1982 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that Brian Lamb had been at the Plough (Free house) since April and it remained unchanged with Adnams on handpump.

The pub is shown here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

Map

map

Gallery

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

Many thanks to Philip Mutton for identifying the correct building for us.

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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

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