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Boxford White Hart

Boxford White Hart

Pub has reopened.

Real Ale is sold here.

Broad St, CO10 5DX

grid reference TL 963 405

opened 16th century

owner/operator: Suffolk Chefs Ltd

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(01787) 471960

(01787) 471960

After two years of closure the pub reopened in March 2020 managed by a new landlord who formerly ran the Fleece across the road.

Open seven days a week the pub offers home-cooked food using locally-sourced ingredients.

The 17th century pub is famous world-wide as once being the home of George 'Tornado' Smith, the famous Wall of Death motorbike rider, who thrilled crowds around the world with his daredevil act – often with his pet lion on the handlebars.

The building originally dates from the 16th century. A substantial Victorian brewery was also once located on the same site in the late 19th century

The White Hart will be forever associated with Tornado Smith. Born George William Smith, was the son of a former landlord…

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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