Sudbury Black Boy
previously known as Bull Inn
7 Market Hill, CO10 2EA
grid reference TL 873 413
opened 18th cent
owner Greene King
- 10-10.30 Sun
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Sudbury is Babergh
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 14/07/2015
A wood panelled market pub. The two bar areas (one at front and one in middle of building) can be busy on market days. 9 letting rooms. Food available.
A Victorian brewery was located on this site.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Traditional separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Children are welcome
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.3 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Although such signs of a black boy usually today portray a quaint picture of a sweep in Dickensian costume - in the 17th cent. the fashion for negro servants e.g. pageboys was also quite common for the wealthy.