Hartest CrownReal Ale
The Green, IP29 4DH
grid reference TL 834 524
opened 18th cent
owner Brewshed brewery
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- Mon-Fri: 1100-1500, 1800-2300
- Sat: 1100-2300
- Sun: 1200-2230
regular real ales
Brewshed Best & Pale, Greene King IPA & Abbot
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Hartest is Babergh
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 11/12/2016
A former 16th century courthouse converted to a pub during the 18th century, though still used for the petty sessions after conversion, these were reported to be held in the Crown Inn in 1766.
It was renovated during the summer of 2013 and now stocks beer from Brewshed brewery (which now owns it).
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
The crown is a simple sign to show loyalty to the reigning monarch and apart from the commonwealth era (1648-60) has been a pub sign for over 600 years.