Sudbury Black Boy summary from Suffolk Camra
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Sudbury Black Boy

  • previously known as Bull Inn
  • 7 Market Hill
  • CO10 2EA
  • 01787 379046ring now
  • grid reference TL 873 413
  • opened 18th cent
  • owner Greene King
real ale available
    Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional separate public barTraditional pub games availablechildren-welcomeBus stopstation within a mileCar park
    Historical info
    Public transport

    (Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

    (some old PO directory information courtesy of

    (** 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.