Photo of White Lion

grid reference TM 422 904

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listed building grade II

CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.

last updated 25/01/2020

Beccles White Lion

also traded as as: White Lyon

historical closure era: mid 20th century

opened 1774 (built)

19 Smallgate

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The building dates from the 18th century.

Historically the White Lion was listed as a Family & Commercial Hotel & Posting House. It may also be listed as an Inn and Excise Office.

An older pub of this name stood at 15 New Market up to about 1775.

It's shown on this old OS town plan of 1884.

old OS map

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)