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Melton Horse & Groom


closed December 2009

Yarmouth Rd, IP12 1QB

grid reference TM 283 506

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listed building grade II

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last updated 02/01/2015

Former coaching inn in middle of village.

The building dates from the 18th century, with a 19th century façade.

Years of neglect saw the both kitchen and the letting rooms fall below standard. In the pub's last two years a succession of tenants came and went. No purchasers came forward, so the doors closed for the last time in December 2009.

Now residential and called Thomas Churchyard House.

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from John Martin)

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