Real Ale is sold here.
School Rd, IP30 9EE
grid reference TL 987 638
owner/operator: Elmswell Parish Council
Three bar pub with a lively, younger clientèle. but despite the name it is actually further from the railway station than Fox!
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Baker testified that George King was drinking in his inn on the night that money and packages were stolen from Elmswell station. King was found guilty and sentenced to 12 months hard labour.Bury & Norwich Post, March 24th 1868*** (when Henry Baker was at the tavern)
To be sold by auction, by instructions from the Trustees of the late Mrs Eleanor Baker and Mr George Randall Baker, deceased, Lot 1, The Railway Tavern, a full licensed house at Elmswell, with excellent outbuildings and land adjoining.Ipswich Journal, July 1890**
An application was made for a temporary transfer of license to either the executors of the late George Randall Baker or those of the late Mrs Baker…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)