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Photo of Green Man

grid reference TM 195 739

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CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.

last updated 18/09/2017

Denham (Mid Suffolk) Green Man

historical era: mid 20th century

opened 1840s (mid)

closed May 10th, 1956

last owner Lacon's

Denham Green

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The Green Man was popular with US airmen during the Second Word War, as it was close to the RAF Horham airbase. Glenn Miller certainly visited the pub, as photographs exist of him standing outside it.

The pub is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map


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

Closure date from Hoxne licensing records.

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.


Note

A Green Man is a sculpture, drawing, or other representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves. Also frequently found on carvings in churches and other buildings (both secular and ecclesiastical).