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Spexhall Huntsman & Hounds

previously known as Hare & Hounds, Chequers



Real Ale

Stone St, IP19 0RN

01986 781341

grid reference TM 382 826

opened 1492

bar / diner

(details under review)


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listed building grade II*


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Local licensing authority for Spexhall is Waveney district
last updated 30/01/2015

This 500 year old half timbered pub offers good cuisine in the spacious interior.

Sometimes still referred to as the Chequers (see historical info tab for more information).

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

station within five miles Railway station within about five miles (see public transport tab for details)

payable WiFi WiFi available (a charge may apply)

Car park Car park

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area


(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)

*** The book actually says Harleston, but this is obviously an error.

**** In 1891-92 Whites Directory both pub names are listed with different landlords? Possibly the directory editors got confused by the changing name.