North West, 52.04273,0.95301
Currently closed - may reopen?
5 Market Place, IP7 5DL
grid reference TM 026 423
owner/operator: Greene King
The pub is shown on this old OS map from a1882 (interactive map)
Reputedly the oldest pub in town, the Ram has been in continuous use since 1625, but was recorded at least as early as about 1563. Changed operator in 2019, but still Greene King so the usual selection of Greene King beers are on offer. Holds the Cask Marque Award for serving great quality real ale.
Owner/operator: Greene King
Reputedly the oldest pub in Hadleigh; in continuous use since 1625. Busy public bar with comfortable seating arranged around the central pool table. A wide range of home cooked food available in the lounge; no food Sun. eve or Mon.
Beers: Greene King IPA, Abbot.CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
Listed as an Ind Coope*** pub for many years and for a while as Taylor Walker (Ind Coope subsidiary). Since 1970 it's been owned by Greene King.
Died on the 15th, aged 49, Susan, wife of Mr William Hurrell, of the Ram Inn, Hadleigh.Ipswich Journal, June 1850**
Frederick Lloyd and Walter Allen both labourers from Hadleigh were found guilty of being disorderly in the Ram Inn, Hadleigh, and refusing to quit when asked to do so by the landlord, William Hurrell…
(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)
(**** Historical details from Bob Mitchell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.