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Former coaching inn in middle of village.
The building dates from the 18th century, with a 19th century façade.
Years of neglect have seen the both kitchen and the letting rooms fall below standard, and then close. In the last two years a succession of tenants come and gone. For the last six months, the front door has been locked, with an handwritten sign saying "please use back door". Not surprisingly the "lounge bar" trade has vanished, as has most of the "public bar" trade. No purchasers have come forward, so a few weeks ago, the doors closed for the last time. (Dec 2009).
Now residential and called Thomas Churchyard House.
listed building grade II
last updated 22/01/2014
(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 John Martin)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)