Market Weston Mill
Market Weston Mill
formerly Wind Mill
North West, 52.3611,0.90538
Real Ale is sold here.
Bury Rd (B1111), IP22 2PD
grid reference TL 979 776
Striking white brick and flint faced inn standing at a crossroads on the main B1111. The Mill used to be the unofficial tap for Old Chimneys Brewery and old pump clips can still be seen behind the bar. It offers a good choice of beers, complemented by a good menu of home cooked meals.
The cellar has a stream running through it!
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Live music
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Oversized, lined glasses in regular use
- Pub sells beer from local brewers
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Smoking area
- Traditional pub games available
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Built 1810 as a mill house, it was converted to a pub about 1885.
It was called the Wind Mill in 1855 and earlier.
James Day was charged with setting fire to a wheat stack at Barningham. He claimed he spent the night at Nickersons beerhouse at Chapel Corner. George Nickerson stated that Day left his at 8.45pm. John Goodchild landlord of the Windmill at Market Weston also stated that Day was at his house from 10pm to just before 11pm. Both statements contradicting Day's alibi…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)