grid reference TM 185 503
opened approx. 1760
owner New River Retail
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- Mon: 1630-2100
- Tue-Fri: 1200-1430, 1630-2300
- Sat: 1200-2300
- Sun: 1200-2100
2 rotating guest beers
Local licensing authority for Witnesham is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 25/06/2018
Witnesham Barley Mow
Real Ale is available here
Mow Hill (B1077), IP6 9EH
A comfortable pub with beams and posts preserving discrete seating areas within a large open bar.
According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the pub dates from about 1760.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 2.2 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(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)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
A Mow is an old term for a stack - hence "Barley stack" - as shown in the sign. Barley being the pricipal ingedient of beer.