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Characterful five roomed pub close to historic Quay and a large public car-park. Also offers accommodation (4 en-suite letting rooms) and an orchard, large public car-park and camping during summer (after May). Lots of character within this impressive old building which has just undergone a significant but tasteful refurbishment.
Some steps initially lead down from the street level into the main bar. This links to small snug bar located behind the huge fireplace.
Alternatively visitors may head to any one of the three eating areas. Two are located towards the front of the building and are divided by another pair of massive fireplaces. The third is smaller and decorated with navigational charts and located behind the bar counter.
The building probably dates back to the 17th century
Adnam's Bitter, Broadside + seasonal ales
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Orford is Suffolk Coastal
last updated 21/09/2013
(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 Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper & book information from Bob Mitchell)