12 High St
grid reference TL 671 454
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 16/07/2015
Also listed in Market Place.
Closed in early 1900s & demolished in 1920s. A Greene King pub at time of closure
The "Accommodation" coach to Cambridge (via Linton) left from the Greyhound every Monday, Wednesday & Friday whilst the "Telegraph" coach to Colchester (via Halstead) left from the Bell every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.
The Greyhound Hotel was sold as part of the sale*** of Haverhill Ward's brewery to Christmas' brewery in 1894 and was then described as follows:
On the Upper Floor: 5 Bedrooms, Commercial Room, Lavatory & 2 Storerooms.
On the Ground Floor: Bar. Smoking Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen and Pantry; with 3 cellars in basement.
Large Stable Yard with stabling for 12 horses, Coach House, 2 Lofts, Skittle Alley, Harness Room and Club Room
The pub is thought to have been on the site of the current Lloyds Bank, Market Hill. (Journal of Haverhill and District Local History Group)
The 1851 census lists the pub in High St. (Market Place), and the 1891 and 1911 censuses list it at 12 High St.
(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 sale details supplied by Graham Nunn)