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closed

opened pre-1754

closed late 1980s

Hadleigh White Lion

previously known as Lion Hotel

High St


grid reference TM 027 424

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.


last updated 15/04/2016

A former Commercial Inn & Posting House.

Now converted for residential use. The building retains many original features both at the front and in a small enclosed central courtyard. Sadly a fire in 2011 damaged part of building to the rear of the property.

A Survey of Suffolk Parish History tells us that there a records of a bowling green opening at the White Lion in 1754, so we can be sure the inn was extant prior to that. Although the fa├žade only dates from the 18th century, the Listed Buildings Register says that the building probably dates from the 16th or 17th century.


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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)