Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Closed about 1915
12 Wingfield St
grid reference TM 339 894
The Plough can be seen here on the 1885 OS map:
It has also been reported in Lower Olland Street and Plough Street.
At the Bungay Licensing Day in September 1855, the application of Charles Sadd, for the license to the Plough Inn, was refused, the license was reissued to Mr Kindred, for whom Sadd had acted as agent.Ipswich Journal, September 1855**
William Watson, landlord of the Plough Inn, at Bungay, was charged with having his house open for the sale of beer on Sunday 18th February 1860, during Devine Service. The case having been proved by Policeman Mosses Farthing, the defendant excused himself saying that , it would never of happened if he had not been ill in bed, as his wife supplied the beer in an unguarded moment. The bench cautioned him to be more careful and reminded him that at the last licensing day he had been advised to be very careful in future in which he conducted his house…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)