grid reference TM 166 594
The pub is shown here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive 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)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.