Photo of White Lion

grid reference TM 386 774

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listed building grade II

CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.

last updated 25/01/2020

Halesworth White Lion

also traded as as: Blue Boar, Lyon

historical closure era: mid 20th century

opened before 1590

closed November 22nd, 1964

London Rd

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The pub was built some time in the 16th century. Documents from 1590 record "Ye Lyone Inne".

It's also historically listed at Pound Street (1839 - 1900) and 39 Thoroughfare (1912).

It's shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.