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Lavenham Swan

previously known as Three Swans Inn?



Real Ale

High St, CO10 9QA

01787 247477

grid reference TL 915 491

opened 14th Cent

owner Thorpeness & Aldeburgh Hotels

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regular real ales

Adnams & GK IPA [H]


listed building grade II*


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Local licensing authority for Lavenham is Babergh
last updated 13/06/2015

Famous and prominently located medieval timber framed hotel (AA, RAC star rated) which has been extended to encompass several old cottages and the Wool Hall. Former USAF memorabilia from nearby WW2 airfields decorate the bar area. Separate restaurant. 49 rooms.

The building probably dates from the 14th or 15 century.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

Accommodation available Accommodation available

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

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox

Car park Car park

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)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)

(***** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)