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Thorpeness Dolphin

Thorpeness Dolphin

formerly Crown

Due to the latest government regulations, pubs currently have to close by 10pm. Opening hours displayed on this page may not take account of this change.

The pub has reopened.

The pub and its village shop are making up boxes of essential supplies to order, which can be delivered to residents in Aldringham and Thorpeness. These can include fresh vegetables, bread, cheese, ready meals and much more. The phone is only manned from 9am to 12noon during the week.

Real Ale is sold here.

Peace Place, IP16 4NA

grid reference TM 472 598

opened 1874 (rebuilt in 1999)

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(01728) 454994

(01728) 454994

The pub has a reputation for good food. It has a large garden and accommodation.

There is a toilet accessible to disabled customers.

There's also a village shop on the premises.

The current building replaced another pub (of the same name) that was destroyed by fire in 1996. The modern name of the pub comes from the logo of the local golf club, which appears on the pub sign.

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Facilities

Facilities

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

A dolphin is seen as a friendly animal that would help ancient mariners by twining itself round the anchor cable in a storm to prevent the anchor dragging. It also features in many coats of arms including the Fishmongers Company and the Company of Watermen. In France from the 14th cent. the eldest son of the king was known as "le dauphin".

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

(** historic book information from Bob Mitchell)

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