Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Framlingham Black Horse

Framlingham Black Horse

Closed before 1840

Station Rd

grid reference TM 284 627

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.



Historical interest

Historical interest




(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)