Real Ale is sold here.
89 George St, IP7 5BP
grid reference TM 029 426
A popular back street, two roomed pub which has been run as a free house for many years. The main bar has a wood-burner whilst the public bar has a pool table. There's regular live music and a quiz on Tuesday evening.
Under new ownership as of mid-2019.
The building dates from the 18th century.
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1884 (interactive map).
Much improved back street pub, now run as a genuine free-house. Good range of well kept guest beers and a specially brewed ale from Mauldon's. The rear area of the lounge is non-smoking.
Beers: Adnams Bitter; Mauldon's One Eye; Tetley Bitter; guest beers (independents).CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
Formerly owned by Colchester Brewery & Ind Coope***
To be sold by auction, all that old established public house, called the Cock Inn, situated in the George Street, in Hadleigh aforesaid. And now in the occupation of Mr Samuel Oldman, under a lease, of which 13 years will be unexpired 11th October 1825…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic details supplied by Bob Mitchell)