Barham Sorrel HorseReal Ale
old Norwich Rd, IP6 0PQ
grid reference TM 125 514
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- 11-3 & 5-11 Mon & Tue (Open all day Wed to Sun)
- 12-2 & 6.30 to 10pm (all day at weekend)
regular real ales
Adnams Bitter & Shepherd Neame Spitfire
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Barham is Mid Suffolk
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 08/12/2016
Exposed beams and central fireplace give much character to this single bar open plan pub. There is a large garden with a children's play area. It's a popular eating place with an à la carte menu.
The building dates from the late 15th or early 16th century, with several subsequent alterations. However, even though there has been a Sorrel Horse pub near here for some time, it has only been located in the present building since early in the 19th century. The 1837 OS map shows it as the "New Sorrel Horse", and Alfred Hedges' book, "Inns and Inn signs of Norfolk and Suffolk" tells us that the original Sorrel Horse was on the other side of the road, but was demolished to make way for Shrubland Hall.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 3.5 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
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)
(** information from Stuart Ansell)