Closed: before 1841?
grid reference TM 185 385
The widows' homes (built 1877) now stand where this pub used to be, so we can be sure it closed before that year.
The building is listed as 'Late inn the Ball' in the 1841 census, which suggests that the pub closed (perhaps not long) before then.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Location found in "Exploring the past through place names: Woolverstone", Sylvia Laverton, 1995.