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Halesworth Station Hotel

previously known as Railway Tavern, New Inn, Railway Hotel



closed

opened pre-1874

closed October 10th, 1963

Station Rd

grid reference TM 388 778


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last updated 18/08/2015

On the 1st of June 1859 the East Suffolk Railway Line was opened from Ipswich to Great Yarmouth - the pub (or at least its name) probably dates from about that time.

Now used as offices for NFU Mutual after some years as a social club.

Name changed from, the Railway Hotel to the Station Hotel in 1887.

Historically a family & commercial hotel & posting house.

In 1874 listed at Bungay rd

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Jan 1875 states :

At the Halesworth Petty Sessions of January 1875, the license for the Railway Hotel, Halesworth, was transferred from George Woolnough to William Webb.


(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)