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Real Ale

Homersfield Black Swan

previously known as Swan

Church Ln, IP20 0ET

01986 788204


grid reference TM 284 856

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opening hours:

  • Mon-Sat: 1200-1430, 1900-2300
  • Sun: 1200-1530, 1900-2230
(Times last updated 07/07/2010)
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Local licensing authority for Homersfield is Waveney district

CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.



last updated 15/03/2016

An attractive, large pub with several drinking areas. The wood panelled lounge has a large fireplace and many photos or local interest. It's located close to the listed bridge over the Waveney which forms the county border with Norfolk.

According to Alfred Hedges' 1976 book, "Inns and Inn Signs of Norfolk and Suffolk", the Black Swan is "invariably known as the Mucky Duck". Whether it's still known locally by that name, we don't know.

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real fire Real fire

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area 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)


Note

The Roman satirist, Juvenal, jokingly refered to a black swan as a "rara avis" (rare bird) - it first appears as an inn sign in the 16th cent. Today it is also the emblem of Western Australia.