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The Queen's Head, Newton, 1930, (photo E B Haddon) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Queen’s Head, Newton

History of the Queen's Head Newton

Listed building:

Public house, early C18 extended later in C18, and in C19 and C20. Red brick, Flemish bond, with half-hipped, tiled roof and later side stack.

In 1987, J Hall wrote in ‘About Newton – the five went ways,’: Within living memory it was sometimes the case that farm workers could only go and stand outside the Queen’s Head, lacking the money to enter and buy drinks.A small cottage in the yard housed the village library, the books given by the Hurrell family in connection with their Evening School.


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