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Sudbury (Ballingdon) White Horse



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Victorian or Edwardian

48 & 49 Ballingdon St

grid reference TL 864 407


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Sudbury (Ballingdon) is part of the Sudbury parish


last updated 01/07/2013

Located adjacent to former Mauldon brewery buildings (today only the offices remain). The inn dates back at least as far as 1822, when the Bury & Norwich Post reported** a stabbing there.

March 20th 1822
On Wednesday last at the White Horse Inn at Ballingdon near Sudbury, a person named Rippengall, a shoemaker from Wisby Hills, Bulmer, had words with Thomas Noakes a horse breaker from Halstead, after a scuffle he drew a knife and stabbed Noakes in the body making wounds between 7-8 inches long so the poor fellow's bowels protruded, hopes are entertained for his rcovery, Rippengall is in Chelmsford Gaol.

Also listed at Gregory St.


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)