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Needham Market Cock


opened 1506 circa

closed 1595

107-109 High St

grid reference TM 087 551

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listed building grade II

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last updated 02/09/2015

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)