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Whatfield Four Horseshoes

previously known as Horseshoes, Five Horse Nails Inn?



closed

closed 1999

The Street, IP7 6QN

grid reference TM 024 464


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listed building grade II


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last updated 11/04/2015

Now residential.

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)