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Wickham Market George


opened 17th cent

closed April 18th, 2013

95 High St, IP13 0RA

grid reference TM 301 559

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listed building grade II

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last updated 17/01/2015

Sadly, the George was almost completely destroyed by fire in April 2013. (EADT article).

Early indications are that the remains of the pub will have to be demolished; we hope it can be rebuilt to continue providing a vital facility to this village. There's clearly a need and a desire for a pub here; in a survey of villagers in September 2012, over 95% said they wanted a pub in the village again.

It was two bar community pub located close to town centre. The main bar lead to a small conservatory to rear. Pool was often played in the other bar.

Built early 18th century.

(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 Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** historical details supplied by Neil Langridge)