North West, 52.26497,1.57513
Real Ale is sold here.
The Street, IP17 3AD
grid reference TM 440 689
hotel, opened 13th century
owner/operator: Agellus Hotels Ltd
An attractive village hotel maintaining a bar with a genuine public feel. Well kept beer accompanies a fine food menu. As much food and drink as possible is sourced from within Suffolk.
There's a toilet for disabled customers.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Accommodation available
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Traditional pub games available
Railway station about 3.0 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
A traditional Coaching Inn with origins extending back possibly as far as the 12th Century, the current building dates from the late 18th century.
Annual shew of Sheep and lambs will be held at Abraham Cole’s at the Crown at Westleton on Wed 19 Aug inst. All gentlemen and others will meet with good entertainment and a hearty welcome from their humble servant, A Cole… Diner at 1 o clock. Ipswich Journal, 17 Aug 1782
A Petty sessions for part of the Hundred of Blything for the hiring and retaining of servants, will be held at the Crown in Westleton on Fri Oct 3., by order of the chief constable, where all gentlemen and others meet with a hearty welcome by their humble servant, A Cole…
The crown is a simple sign to show loyalty to the reigning monarch and apart from the commonwealth era (1648-60) has been a pub sign for over 600 years.
(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)