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grid reference TM 179 771
opened 15th century
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- Sun-Thu: 1200-2300
- Fri-Sat: 1100-0000
- Mon-Sat: 1200-1430, 1800-2100
- Sun: 1200-1700
regular real ales
Adnams Bitter, Broadside, Woodfordes Wherry+ guest beer [H]
listed building grade II*
Local licensing authority for Hoxne is Mid Suffolk
CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.
last updated 30/04/2019
previously known as: White Swan?
Real Ale is available here
Low St, IP21 5AS
This 15th century timber-framed Grade II listed pub has a colourful history. Built in 1480 it is claimed to be both the former home of the Bishop of Norwich & later a whore house! 2 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.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Railway station about 4.6 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(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)