opened 1714 circa
Station Rd West
grid reference TM 048 586
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 23/04/2015
The former pub building (sometimes also listed in Cloth Market Lane) stood here until 1843 when it was demolished after many years as a cabinet makers shop.
Station Rd was previously called Bull Lane. An even earlier road name was Dolphin Lane suggesting another even earlier public premises was once located nearby?
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)