Wickham Market George
opened 17th cent
closed April 18th, 2013
95 High St, IP13 0RA
grid reference TM 301 559
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Wickham Market is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 06/09/2015
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)