grid reference TM 421 904Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.last updated 08/02/2020
Beccles White Lion
also traded as as: Angelhistorical closure era: ancient
3 The Walk
One of three pubs through the centuries to have the White Lion name, this was recorded at least as far back as 1681 as the Angel. About 1774 it was renamed the White Lion, with the name transferring from another nearby pub. It isn't clear when it closed, but records show it still open at least as late as 1792.
Our photo and map location assume the numbering scheme is unchanged, though next door at number four is a building which looks very pub-like, so perhaps that was the White Lion?
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Some information from records transcribed by Foxearth & District Local History Society.