Photo of Green Man


opened 1779 circa

closed 1974

last owner Ex GK

Bardwell Green Man

Low St

grid reference TL 942 732

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listed building grade II

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 30/05/2016

The building dates from the 16th century, with 17th and 18th century extensions.

Earliest use as a pub ~1779

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 25 May in 1855 states that :

Mr Edward GREENE is auctioning this public-house, he having determined to have no tied custom: The Green Man, Bardwell, occupied by Mr FULLER.

(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)


A Green Man is a sculpture, drawing, or other representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves. Also frequently found on carvings in churches and other buildings (both secular and ecclesiastical).