Real Ale is sold here.
Main Rd, IP6 9HJ
grid reference TM 175 478
bar / diner, opened about 1830 (current building)
Part of the Deben Inns group, offering a wide range of food and drink in the nicely refurbished bar.
The original Swan was over the road in a building now called the Slade (see the gallery). It closed its doors in 1829 as a result of the enclosure of Westerfield Green. The current building opened about a year later.
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1880 (interactive map).
An announcement of the death on the 31st December 1889, at Westerfield, highly respected, Mr William Cage, in his 80th years; for 44 years landlord of the Swan Inn.Ipswich Journal, January 1890**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(census information from Dudley Diaper)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)