Real Ale is sold here.
52 High St, IP7 5AL
grid reference TM 026 424
A traditional wooden beamed hostelry that occupies a very prominent position on the main street. The single main bar is decorated with numerous prints and paintings. It has no machines but does have piped music and traditional pub games. It is also family friendly and welcomes children. There is regular live music on Saturday evenings.
A Greene King tenancy, but with genuine guest beers.
The building dates from the 16th century, but has been much altered since.
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1884 (interactive map)
A Seaman, late of the Fleece, Boxford, having fitted to the George Inn, Hadleigh, in a superior style, with good rooms, beds, etc; also, having laid in a stock of wine and spirits of the first quality for the accommodation of his friends, gentlemen travellers, and the public in general, hopes by a strict attention, which shall be constantly paid, to merit a countenance of those favours he has already received from them…
(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 newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)