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last updated 14/01/2017

Westerfield Whyte Lyon

historical era: ancient

Westerfield Green

Overview | Historical info

A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, January 10th 1730***, to the Whyte Lyon at Westerfield Green.

A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, September 8th 1733***, to Mr Palmer at the White-Lyon on Westerfield-Green.

A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, September 18th 1736***, to the Lion on Westerfield Green

This may be an older name for the Swan, which originally stood on Westerfield Green in a building now known as the Slade. This building closed as a pub in 1829 following the enclosure of the Green.


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

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)