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listed building grade II
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 13/07/2018
Risby White Horsehistorical era: 21st century
opened 18th century
closed approx. 2016
Newmarket Rd (Old A45 sliproad), IP28 6RD
An 18th century coaching inn which used to be on the main Bury-Newmarket road but has since been by-passed and is now on what's essentially a slip-road for the A14.
It was reported by West Suffolk CAMRA to be closed. This was confirmed by a visit in July 2016, when the building appeared abandoned. The building is to be auctioned in July 2017; it seems unlikely it will reopen as a pub.
The White Horse is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.