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.
Upper Layham Marquis
Upper Layham Marquis
formerly Marquis of Cornwallis
Real Ale is sold here.
The Street, IP7 5JZ
grid reference TM 038 403
bar / diner, opened 16th century
A 17th century roadside inn with various small rooms that overlooks the Brett valley. Part of the building was once a bakery which has been incorporated into the current structure.
Extensively renovated and extended between 2014 and 2016, the pub now also includes a sizeable hotel with 10 letting rooms. Various function rooms and outdoor seating areas.
Nearest railway station
A former coaching inn.
To be sold by auction, the household furniture and other effects of Mr Robert Barttram, who is leaving the Marquis of Cornwallis, at Layham, Suffolk, comprising 4-post, and other bedsteads and hangings, 3 featherbeds, blankets and quilts, mahogany ad other chairs, mahogany dining, Pembroke, tea, and other tables, pier and dressing glasses, handsome mahogany double chest of drawers, wainscot bureau, handsome 30 hour clock in neat wainscot case, china, glass, and earthenware, breeding sow, 12 pigs, 20 turkeys, with a variety of other articles.Ipswich Journal, October 1815**
Mr John Moss, landlord of the Marquis of Cornwallis, Upper Layham won a national award for providing the warmest welcome in Suffolk through using coal on his fire…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)