Real Ale is sold here.
The St, IP31 2BP
grid reference TL 966 733
Large popular two bar village local with pool table in smaller public bar & sports TV in the larger lounge dining area. There is a memorial at the rear of the pub to four villagers who were killed in an industrial accident in 2011.
Parts of the building date from the 15th century, with 16th, 17th and 19th century extensions.
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
To be sold, the Cock Inn, Stanton, now in the Occupation of Mrs Mary Lucas, with good Stabling, a Brewhouse, and Malt-house, will wet twenty comb, also two small Tenements adjoining, with a large Yard and Garden, and about one Acre of Meadow Land, part Free and part Copyhold. The said Premises (except the small Tenements) are to lett at a moderate Rent. It is an ancient, commodious, and well accustomed Inn, on the great Road to St Edmund's Bury. Enquire of Mr Isaac Barrill of Stanton aforesaid...Ipswich Journal, November 5th 1757***
(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)