North West, 52.31468,0.7828
Real Ale is sold here.
The St, IP31 1EW
grid reference TL 897 721
Re-open under new management. Rascality Brewery established on site. Pub serving food and drink 5 days a week - with plans to extend to 7 days in 2023. Beers often include at least one from the pubs own brewery.
Rascality Brewery also operates within the pub and its beers are available on the bar.
Nearest railway station
The pub can be seen on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
The pub is historically listed as a Family & Commercial hotel & posting house.
Francis Fuller, received 14 days imprisonment for stealing a piece of pork from out of the saucepan in the public kitchen at the Troston Bull, the property of Josiah FARROW.Ipswich Journal, 30 Jan 1828***
James Catton was charged with stealing 6 gallons of beer from the Bull brewhouse after his wife was seen carrying two buckets of beer to her house. The defence was that Catton knew nothing of the theft and was a man of gallantry and would have carried the two pails of beer instead of his wife…
(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)