Lavenham White Horse
opened 1425 circa
58 Water St
grid reference TL 917 490
listed building grade II*
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last updated 31/05/2015
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)