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Lavenham White Horse


opened 1425 circa

closed 1980

58 Water St

grid reference TL 916 491

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listed building grade II*

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 24/09/2015

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)