Melton Coach & Horses summary from Suffolk Camra
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Melton Coach & Horses

  • Melton Rd
  • IP12 1QB
  • 01394 384851ring now
  • grid reference TM 280 502
  • opened 1547
  • owner Free House
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real ale available
    Beer served through handpullsLunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional separate public barReal coal or log firedogs-welcomechildren-welcomePub is accessible to disabled customersBus stopstation within a milefree WiFiCar parkBeer garden or other outside drinking area

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    (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)


    Note

    Coach & horses became a popular means of transport for many travellers during the 17th and 18th cent. especially for those who could not afford their own vehicle. As regular services evolved, they encouraged many inns enroute to become natural stopping points for refreshments - with journeys broken into stages (about 8 miles) - and many eventually provided stabling to enable regular changes of horses. Their demise started in 1840s with the building of the railway network.