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Aldeburgh Black Horse

historical era: late 20th century

opened 1843?

closed 1974 circa

257 High St

grid reference TM 463 561

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last updated 29/12/2016

Local rumours suggest that this old pub, on the edge of the marsh, was once a centre for local smugglers.

The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Black Horse's beerhouse license was issued in 1843. It got a full license on February 6th 1961.

The building seems to have been abandoned for some years and is looking quite derelict.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)