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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. 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 have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Southwold White Lion

Southwold White Lion

Closed about 1796

Back st

In 1796 this pub stood where part of the malt House now stands - near the alley out of Back Street leading to the church.** (Unfortunately, Back Street cannot now be found and it's not clear which church is referred to).

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Historical interest

Historical interest

Footnote

A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden.

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

(** Reference to pub seen in Southwold Diary of James Maggs (1818-1876) published by Suffolk Records Society in 2007)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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