Newmarket Wheatsheaf

also traded as as: Wheat Sheaf

historical era: date unknown

Regent St

grid reference TL 640 634

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last updated 18/07/2015

Also listed at Mill Hill.

Regent St is now known as Rowley Drive.

Demolished and replaced with modern housing.

Shown here on the 1886 OS map. The pub itself is named on the 1885 Town Plan.

shown on old OS map

A report in the Ipswich Journal on Sat 3rd January 1789 states :

To be sold by auction by Thomas Foreman on Thu 15 January at 2 o'clock in the afternoon at the White Horse inn in Newmarket the following:
LOT IV: A copyhold PH called the Wheatsheaf in Newmarket, consisting of a kitchen, two parlours, 3 chambers, a good cellar and a large wine vault; back kitchen with a good chamber over and good stabling for 14 horses and a very good vault in the yard that will hold 40 pipes of beer. Also two tenements adjoining.

NOTE: Same sale also included several other pubs including Newmarket White Horse, Waggon & Horses, Croydon, Burwell Anchor, Exning White Horse & Ashley Plough and a Brewery (owned by Robert Bones)

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(1830 Pigots Directory supplied by Sandra Easom)