Framlingham Hare & Hounds
previously known as: Dovehistorical era: late 20th century
grid reference TM 287 635Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 30/07/2016
Now residential. Built 17th century.
It isn't clear when the name change occurred, but a document at the Suffolk Record Office lists the Hare & Hounds in 1981, so it must have been before that.
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 18 Jul 1741 states :
To be Sold, an ancient and well accustom'd Inn, exceedingly well situated in Framlingham, known by the Sign of the Dove, with good Stabling, Brewing-Office, and other Conveniences thereto belonging, now lett at the Rent of £8 10 shillings per Ann. All Freehold. Enquire of Mr Henry Sherham of Framlingham. N.B. The present Tenant is Tenant at Will
(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)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)