Denham (Mid Suffolk) Green Man
mid 20th century
opened 1840s (mid)
closed May 10th, 1956
last owner Lacon's
grid reference TM 195 739
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last updated 07/11/2014
The Green Man was popular with US airmen during WW2, as it was close to the RAF Horham airbase. Glenn Miller certainly visited the pub, as photographs exist of him standing outside it.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from Hoxne licensing records.
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
A Green Man is a sculpture, drawing, or other representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves. Also frequently found on carvings in churches and other buildings (both secular and ecclesiastical).