Needham Market Cockhistorical era: ancient
opened 1506 circa
107-109 High St
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listed building grade II
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 31/10/2016
Cock fighting (usually in a pit) was probably a regular feature near here (typically organised on Shrove Tuesday and other holidays), and hence the name was widespread until it was banned in 1795.
The building dates from the early 15th century.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(information from book "Needham Market Pubs" by Desmond and Shelagh Herring)