Located in the High Street on the corner facing
onto Anchor Hill. This was renamed around 1870s as
the Trowel & Hammer.
The building has been through various alterations,
addition and uses over the years, including
reputedly at one time on the early 20th century a
cinema. A lean to extension on the south end
appeared and disappeared and doors have come and
gone. The building was at one time two properties
Nos. 1 & 2 High Street. It is now a single
This list of names is from census returns.
1867: Benjamin Pitt
The view up Anchor Hill around 1950 with the
Bull and its lean to extension.
Photo: © Wivenhoe History Group
The same view in 2020
As it is today as a house