late 20th century
closed 1999 (Aug)
The St, IP12 3LH
grid reference TM 376 470
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last updated 30/01/2015
Reputation as a former smuggler's pub.
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Bell's license was issued in 1853. Whether this was when it was first licensed or when it got a full (ie not just beer) license isn't clear, though the latter seems more probable.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)