Hoxne Swan Inn of Hoxne
Hoxne Swan Inn of Hoxne
formerly Swan, White Swan?
Takeaway food is available Tuesday to Saturday between 5pm and 6.30pm, and on Sundays between 12pm and 1pm for Sunday roast.
Real Ale is sold here.
Low Street, IP21 5AS
grid reference TM 179 771
This 15th century timber-framed Grade II listed pub has a colourful history. Built in 1480 it is claimed to be the former home of the Bishop of Norwich and later a whore house! Two separate bars and a large restaurant. Two large open fires and a woodburner in winter. Large garden backs onto the river and is close to where King Edmund, last Saxon king of East Anglia, was killed by the invading Danes.Regular beer festival in August Excellent home cooked food is also available with many food options prepared with local produce. Dog friendly and popular with walking groups. Mid-Anglia CAMRA branch North Suffolk POTY in 2017.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available: Free
Railway station about 4.6 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
There will be a great Cock Match at Henry Bilby's at the White Swan in Hoxne, Suffolk.Ipswich Journal, April 23rd & 30th 1726***
To be lett now or Lady Day next, a very commodious Dwelling House, New-built, with a handsome Garden adjoining, and about eight Acres of Land, with a very convenient Brewing-Office, Malt-House, a large and convenient Drawing-House. and Stables belonging, being the Swan in Hoxne - late of Mr George Gooch.Ipswich Journal, January 9th 1742***
To be lett, the Swan at Hoxne.Ipswich Journal, June 23rd 1744***
To be sold, the Swan Inn at Hoxne, with a Brewhouse and Malthouse thereto belonging…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)