Botesdale Queen's Head
previously known as Kings Head?
closed 1959 or 1960
14 The Street
grid reference TM 049 760
listed building grade II
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CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.
last updated 04/10/2015
A mid-17th century building, with 20th century additions.
The license wasn't renewed in 1960, so it must have closed in that year or 1959.
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 03 Jun in 1837 stated that Robert Koipe COBBOLD of the Eye Brewery was retiring from business & was looking to sell various Inns & Public Houses including the Queen's Head, Bottesdale.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in May 1840 states :
Died on the 27th April 1840, at his brothers at the Kingâ€™s Head Inn, Botesdale, aged 46, Mr Robert Braddle, late waiter at the Angel, Bury.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)