Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Bungay Prince of Wales

Bungay Prince of Wales

Closed unknown era

St Mary's St

grid reference TM 336 895

The Prince of Wales is also listed at Upper Olland Street (in 1839 & 1855).

The 1823 Pigot's Directory lists the "Eclipse" coach, leaving at 8am on Monday, Wednesday & Saturday mornings for Norwich and at 7pm on Monday, Wednesday & Saturday evenings for Halesworth.

Gerald Balls was in the 1881 census as the publican. Identified with his family including his father George Balls, who is a direct descendent of mine, my great-great-great-grandfather.
Who was born at Midfield and was first recorded as living at Bungay from 1841 census he was a millwright.(information from John Ranson)





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)