A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Apr-13 in 1878 when John & Caroline Adams were the landlord and landlady states that :
"The Adams were witnesses in a case of hare coursing, where three men were found guilty and sentenced to five years penal servitude."
Closed in 1955 when the last tenant left; Lacon's decided that the isolated location and lack of people living nearby didn't make it worth continuing with.
last updated 03/12/2013
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)