In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
grid reference TM 166 594
Now residential. The pub is shown here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
[The] Bull is shown on a map of 1738. In 1621 there was a tenement called Bulls, almost opposite where the later pub stood. It may just be that the pub took its name from this earlier tenement.Steve Podd
J. Muttitt at the Bull Inn, Pettaugh (unclear if this was the landlord).Ipswich Journal, 16 August 16th 1740***
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, August 25th 1744*** to the Bull at Pettaugh.
To be sold by auction, on the premises of the Bull Inn, Pettaugh, 170 lots of genuine household furniture, beds, bedding, and miscellaneous effects, the property of Mr James Howe, who quits immediately and emigrates to America.Ipswich Journal, January 1835**
the Bull in Petaugh, occupied at a rental of £36 per annum by Messrs…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)