formerly Queen's Head
Real Ale is sold here.
B1116, IP13 8AB
grid reference TM 281 670
Large timber framed building set back from road & close to church. Spacious dining areas & a small retained drinking area.
According to the Listed Buildings Register, parts of the building date from the early 16th century, others from the early 17th. However, according to A Survey of Suffolk Parish Histories, records of the pub date as far back as 1483.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals: incl childrens menu
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks): incl childrens menu
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Special events: see website for details.
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal*** on April 19th 1735 to a Maine of Cocks at Mr Henry Folkard's at the Queen's Head, Dennington.
Cocking at Daniel Bird's, the Queen's Head, Dennington.Ipswich Journal, March 2nd 1751***
Cocking at Daniel Bird's, the Queen's Head, Dennington.Ipswich Journal, March 28th 1752***
Cocking for six Silver Spoons at Daniel Bird's, the Queen's Head, Dennington.Ipswich Journal, February 24th 1753***
To be shown for sale at the Queen’s Head Inn, Dennington, on the 16th September 1830, 200 Galloway Scots by Thomas Capon junior. Ipswich Journal, Sep 1830**
In 1912 the inn was offering accommodation for tourists & cyclists.…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)