Bungay White Horsehistorical era: late 20th century
45 Staithe Rd
grid reference TM 340 896Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.
last updated 23/06/2016
Built late 16th or early 17th century.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** in 1884 (Feb-19) when Harry Brown was landlord states:
The landlord, Brown, was offered 2 trusses of hay for 3s 6d he countered with a bid of 2s 6d and a pint of beer. The purchase was made.
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 25 Sep in 1858 states the :
Auction of the White Horse, Bungay, for many years, in the occupation of Mr William CHALKER
In Dec 1982 edition of Last Orders**** it was reported that the White Horse was closed.
(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 Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)