Photo of New Inn

Melton New Inn

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

opened 1869?

closed January 19th, 1907

Bredfield Rd

grid reference TM 270 502

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last updated 12/01/2017

A beerhouse is shown at this location on the 1881 OS map. Presumably it's the New Inn. If you can confirm or refute this, or have any more information, please let us know.

old OS map

The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the New Inn's beerhouse license was issued in 1869. The license was expired in 1907 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of alcohol licenses.

Our photo shows the building at this location. Signs either side of the gate with interlocked "N" and "I" give further credence to the idea that this is the right building.

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

Closure date from the Woodbridge licensing records.