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Sudbury Lady Elizabeth

Sudbury Lady Elizabeth

formerly Bull Inn, Black Boy

South East, 52.03849,0.73002

Real Ale is sold here.

7 Market Hill, CO10 2EA

grid reference TL 873 413

opened 18th century

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(01787) 379046

(01787) 379046

Although the pub's name has supposedly been changed from the Black Boy, signage has still not been replaced to reflect this

["Historic building that has recently been refurbished and changes made to make the most of what the pub has to offer, such as extending the bar so that it can now cater for the seven real ales and craft ciders that will be on draught.","The pub still has a traditional inn feel.","\u201cWith two log burners we plan on keeping you warm and cosy for the rest of the winter. Sink in to a sofa, sample some ale, have a glass of wine or a great cup of coffee and sample some of our traditional pub fayre.\u201d","A real ale loyalty card is being launched that will take 40p a pint off the full retail price on a Wednesday all day for anyone to join…

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Footnote

Although such signs of a black boy usually today portray a quaint picture of a sweep in Dickensian costume - in the 17th cent. the fashion for negro servants e.g. pageboys was also quite common for the wealthy.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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