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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 03/02/2017
Framlingham Black Horsehistorical closure era: ancient
The earliest we know about this pub is:
To be let, the Black Horse Framlingham at Lady-day next. Enquire of Mr Thomas Buck at Framlingham, aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, February 8th 1729***
According to a document at Suffolk Record Office, this pub was open about 1750:
[...]anciently sited on area occupied by Framlingham Farmers Ltd. 1974, which in turn occupies site of 18th century building, known as Step and Stair House which became considered unlucky and was eventually pulled down.
A Survey of Suffolk Parish History also tells us that it was sited on the area occupied by Framlingham Farmers.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)