Woodbridge Cock & Pyehistorical era: Victorian / Edwardian
closed January 31st, 1911
78 New St
grid reference TM 271 491Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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last updated 07/01/2017
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Cock & Pye's license was issued in 1853. Whether this was when it was first licensed or when it got a full (ie not just beer) license isn't clear, though the latter seems more probable.
The license was expired in 1911 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of alcohol licenses.
The building dates from the 17th 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)
Closure date from Woodbridge licensing records.
The cock & pie may be a reference to peacock pie - a medieval dish for the wealthy.
NOTE: A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden - this may have been an earlier structure to the current property.