Debenham Prince of Waleshistorical era: Victorian or Edwardian
closed early 20th century
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listed building grade II
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 01/03/2016
Built 16th century, but much altered since.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Aug-08 in 1876 when Anna Maria & Phillip Gooding was the landlord and landlady states that :
John Taylor, a jealous guy, had been drinking in the Prince of Wales and on returning home argued with his wife. He hit her in the face then shot at her, the pellets removing the brim of her hat. Taylor was found guilty of attempted murder and sentenced to life imprisonment."
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)