London Rd (A145), NR34 8EA
grid reference TM 434 822
The pub is shown here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map
A combination of a quality stripped wood interior refurbishment and keen CAMRA life member landlord make this a pub not to miss. Beware of deep pond in the attractive garden. No food Mon & Wed eve.
Beer: Adnams Mild, Bitter, Old, Extra, Seasonal Ale, Broadside.CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
Now a guesthouse, run since 2000 by John Benson, who for 25 years was bass player with Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen.
Shaves coachesâ€¦ from the Kings head in Beccles on 25th inst. at 5 o clockâ€¦ presents and parcels collected at Dog Brampton, Angel Halesworth, Tuns Yoxford, Bell Saxmundham, White Hart Wickham, and Crown in Woodbrifge. Ipswich Journal, 20 Dec 1783
"I have an 1851 Census showing my 3GGrandfather, George Keable (born in Fressingfield) as landlord here together with four children but no wife."
(detail submitted by Peter King)
At the Halesworth Petty Sessions held in November 1875, the license for the Brampton Dog was transferred from George Green to Horace Bloomfield. Ipswich Journal, Nov 1875**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.