also traded as One Bell, Bells Inn
opened mid-17th century?
grid reference TL 908 339
The Bell is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century (); it has since been demolished.
To be sold by auction, for the equal benefit of the creditors of Mr George Betts, of the Bells inn, Bures, the entire brewing plant and copper, store and other beer casks, two motion beer engine, with pipes and bar requisites, patent mangle, household furniture, beds, bedding, double and single chest of drawers, night commodes, chairs, tables, wash stands, 8 day clock, bagatelle board, kitchen and culinary items, etc. Useful light spring cart, mule and harness. Ipswich Journal, Nov 1830**
On 12 May 1842, died, aged 68, Mrs BURCH, wife of Mr Charles BURCH, of the Bells Inn, Bures.Ipswich Journal, 25 May 25th 1842***
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.