Walsham le Willows Blue Boar summary from Suffolk Camra
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Walsham le Willows Blue Boar

  • previously known as Boar
  • The St
  • IP33 3AA
  • 01359 258533ring now
  • grid reference TM 000 711
  • opened 1817
  • visit website
real ale available
  • bar / diner
Beer served through handpullsBeer served direct from the barrel by gravityLunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional pub games availableReal coal or log firedogs-welcomechildren-welcomePub is accessible to disabled customersstation within five milesRegular live musicCar parkBeer garden or other outside drinking area
Historical info
Public transport

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

(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


The blue boar was a heraldic sign for the Earl of Oxford a leading supporter of the Lancastrians who defeated and killed King Richard III at Bosworth in 1495 - Henry Tudor then became Henry VII - Richard's emblem was a white boar forcing some pub signs to be hastily repainted.