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Georgian Hotel (10 letting rooms) overlooking the famous huge village green and close to church. Close to Long Melford hall (National Trust) and Kentwell Hall.
Food available from 12-2 + 7-9.30
Adnams Bitter + Broadside
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Long Melford is Babergh
last updated 13/01/2014
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
The black lion is a heraldic sign mainly related to either Queen Philippa of Hainault - wife of Edward III and a popular 14th cent. queen who was married for over 40 years. Or it may be a reference to Owain Glyndwr - the celebrated 14th cent. Welsh chieftain.