Real Ale is sold here.
49 High St, IP31 2HJ
grid reference TL 933 706
owner/operator: Greene King
Situated on the town's pretty high street, this traditional inn has three bars, one a lovely central snug. The heart of the building dates back to Tudor times. The pub is a rare outlet for Greene King XX Mild. Good value lunches and early evening meals are served in the restaurant. Dominoes, crib, darts and pool are played in leagues and for charity fundraising. Dogs and children are welcome.
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Camping or caravan site nearby
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
Railway station about 3.8 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Inns have been recorded on this site since Tudor times.
Auction of the Greyhound Inn in Ixworth, late in the occupation of Mr. Atkin, the proprietor, deceased; consisting of a capital Messuage,, neatly plaistered and tiled, containing a kitchen, bar, parlour and spacious dining room, pantries with chambers over the whole, chief part of the fore mentioned fitted with paper, good cellar, store-room, wine-vault, dairy, larder and an excellent lead pump well supplied with good water, situated in a paved yard near the office, contiguous to a flower-garden; the lower yard spacious and contains 3 stables stall'd for 14 horses, hay, wood coal-house etc…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)