Photo of Fleece

grid reference TL 962 405

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listed building grade II*

Local licensing authority for Boxford is Babergh

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 24/09/2018

Boxford Fleece

historical era: 21st century

Broad St, CO10 5DX

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Currently closed Sept 2018 (notice in window) future uncertain.

A former coaching inn, the building dates from the 16th century, with an 18th century frontage.

Now owned by Little Earth Company (formerly Mill Green) Brewery who have refurbished the building. The six cask conditioned beers are mainly from Little Earth Company (just two miles away) & local guest ales, lagers & ciders (Calvors, Aspalls & Castlings Heath) from Suffolk & a small contribution from a London brewer (Meantime Stout & Wheat beer).

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


The fleece is a common reference to the wool trade that was very important in Suffolk, particularly in 17th & 18th cent. until cheap imports from the colonies undermined the trade.