Photo of Barley Mow

grid reference TM 185 503

opened approx. 1760

owner New River Retail

(details under review)

Data from the Food Standards Agency live feed.

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opening hours:

(Times last updated 05/04/2017)

guest beers

2 rotating guest beers

Local licensing authority for Witnesham is East Suffolk

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Witnesham Barley Mow

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

Mow Hill (B1077), IP6 9EH

01473 785395

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A comfortable pub with beams and posts preserving discrete seating areas within a large open bar.

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the pub dates from about 1760.

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real fire Real fire

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station 2.2 miles away Railway station about 2.2 miles away (see public transport tab for details)

payable WiFi WiFi available (a charge may apply)

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area

(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 Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


A Mow is an old term for a stack - hence "Barley stack" - as shown in the sign. Barley being the pricipal ingedient of beer.