Whatfield Four Horseshoes
previously known as Horseshoes, Five Horse Nails Inn?
The Street, IP7 6QN
grid reference TM 024 464
listed building grade II
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 02/11/2015
Until its closure this two bar pub was run as a free house with one room filled with Napoleonic memorabilia and associated war gaming displays.
The external features date from the 18th century, but the timber-frame is much older.
A book called "A Suffolk Childhood" by the late Simon Dewes describes a village pub called the Five Horse Nails Inn? but we are not sure if he is referring to the Four Horseshoes by a different name - reference discovered by Bob Mitchell
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)