also traded as Black Birds, Three Blackbirds
Due to the latest government regulations, pubs currently have to close by 10pm. Opening hours displayed on this page may not take account of this change.
Closed about WW1
opened 1734 or earlier
1 Market Ln
grid reference TL 915 492
The Listed Buildings Register confirms this as the correct building, as do signs on the building itself.
To Publicans, to be let, with immediate possession, The Blackbirds Inn, Lavenham - brews their own beer, for further particulars apply at the Westgate Street Brewery, Bury St Edmunds.Ipswich Journal, October 16th 1847**
The Blackbirds Inn (Lavenham) to be let : apply to Mr Edward Green, Westgate Brewery, Bury St Edmunds.Ipswich Journal, March 18th 1848**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)