Lavenham White Horsehistorical era: late 20th century
opened 1425 circa
58 Water St
grid reference TL 916 491Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II*
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 22/04/2016
A small sign is still displayed.
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 27 Nov in 1839 states that :
A request was made for the creditors of Mrs Susan WABE, late of the White Horse Inn, Lavenham, to meet.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Feb 1865 states :
Died on the 25th January 1865, after a long affliction, aged 59, Mr George Deacon, landlord of the White Horse Inn, Lavenham.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Feb-14 in 1880 when Alfred Deacon was the landlord states that :
Deacon sold 13 ducks for 2s 6d to a Mr Edgar who was later accused of stealing them from a George Phillips. Edgar was found not guilty and he took out a civil action for malicious prosecution, whish he lost.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(Lavenham's Pubs, Inns & Beer Houses)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)