Bardwell Six Bells
The Green, IP31 1AW
grid reference TL 946 736
opened 16th Cent
(details under review)
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Bardwell is St Edmundsbury
last updated 23/02/2015
Originally a 16th cent. coaching inn. Today better known for its food.
The building dates from the 17th century.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in July 1805 states that :
To be sold by auction all that well known and good accustomed public house called the Six Bells, situated in Bardwell, near Ixworth; comprising good partition parlour, bar, 3 good sleeping rooms, a detached back house and dairy, good cellar, a pump well supplied with excellent water, 2 stables, large yard, convenient outbuildings, 2 large orchards, planted with the finest cherry trees, and other choice fruits, large garden, together with 6 acres, more or less, of exceeding rich arable land; the whole may be viewed by application to Mr Noble the present tenant.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Children are welcome
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station within about a mile (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(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)