ABOUT THE WHEATSHEAF
The Wheatsheaf is steeped in history which goes backs to the 18th Century. By speaking to local villagers and using the Champs Chapel Museum located in the village we found the following interesting information about the characterful building.
The Wheatsheaf was thatched until the late 1800’s as was much of the village. It was in the Mulford family for 3 generations and the last of the Mulfords was Peter Mulford, 2 landlords before the present day. It was a beer pub only until 1960 when it then encompassed wines and spirits.
During the time the Mulfords occupied the pub there was a private members club called the blue circle club, where every member had a badge made with blue circle cement.
Although landlords over time have brought their own style and additions you can still soak up the nostalgia and atmosphere of a traditional country pub.
The picturesque village of East Hendred nestles at the foot of a chain of hills known as The Downs in the historic Vale of White Horse in the heart of England.
Far from being a sleepy village, East Hendred combines life in the 21st Century with a proud history stretching back many hundreds of years.