formerly Brewer's Arms
North West, 52.193,0.893
Real Ale is sold here.
Lower Rd, IP30 0RJ
grid reference TL 978 589
Close to river on low road in village this comfortable bar has a good reputation for food. The restaurant contains exposed bread ovens from a former bakery. Disabled toilet.
The Business is now trading as 'The Brewers', dropping the 'Arms'. The owners describe the pub as "a pub, saved for the beautiful village of Rattlesden".
The core of the building dates from the 16th or 17th century, but the façade is 18th century.
Nearest railway station
Listed as General Shop and Ale House in 1891.
The Official Receiver in Bankruptcy has issued a statement of the affairs of Mr Richard Roe, sen., dealer and beer house keeper. The liabilities due to unsecured creditors are £121 16s 6d, and the deficiency is £101 7s 4d. The prospect of a dividend are considered slight. Ipswich Journal, Feb 1895**
Formerly a Greene King pub, it was seen having the GK signage removed when visited in August 2014.
Closed (July 2018) and freehold is reportedly up for sale by Hawthorn Leisure.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)