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.
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
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***
Nath. Lord (of the Black Swan, at Walsham Le Willows) is going to the Stanton Cock, at Michaelmas next.Ipswich Journal, August 3rd 1765***
Lost from the Cock Inn, Stanton, a red Pointer bitch - bring her to F.R…
(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)