also traded as Three Horseshoes
Closed early 1960s?
grid reference TM 248 680
After some years empty and semi-derelict, the pub was seen in 2015 to have been renovated and appears again to be in residential use.
It's shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map
It appears from these old maps that the pub was rebuilt closer to the road some time between 1884 (top map) and about the end of the 19th century (bottom map)
Sale by Auction of the Estate of the Bankrupt, John Sheldrake (brewer) of Framlingham: part of Lot 2 The Interest and Terms of Years subsisting in Leases made to the Bankrupt for the following Drawing-House ...the Three Horse-Shoes in Tannington, in the Occupation of John Smith.Ipswich Journal, June 4th 1768***
On Tuesday 19th June, will be opened a peal of five bells, at Tannington, re-hung by John Burgess, where the company of all gentlemen ringers and others will be esteemed a favour, by their humble servant, Robert Kemp, Tannington Horse Shoes. Dinner at two o'clock.Ipswich Journal, June 1810**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.