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High St
IP28 7EA

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About the Pub

Friendly 17th cent. coaching inn with an outside patio area. Car park via St Andrews St.

Historic Interest

Former family & commercial hotel & posting House. A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 05 Jun in 1811 states that "For sale by Private Contract, that Freehold Inn, called The Bell, in Mildenhall"...(Full description given) ...No landlord noted. In 1830 the Griffin coach to London (via Newmarket & Cambridge) called every day at 12 (noon). The Griffin coach to Holt (via Brandon, Dereham & Fakenham) called every afternoon at 2pm. A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 17 Sep in 1834 states the Reference to John Doughty marrying Hannah, eldest daughter of Mr George GOOCH of the Bell Inn, Mildenhall. A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 07 Sep in 1853 states that : <blockquote>James Smith GITTUS, offers thanks for the support he has received for the last 6 years at the Bell Inn, Mildenhall & announces his move to the <a href="/pubs/pub/734">White Hart</a>.</blockquote> In 1874 Mr John Booty (victullar of Bell) was also a proprietor of an Omnibus running to Bury on Wednesdays & to Ely on Thursdays. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at

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Bell, Mildenhall


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  • Garden Pub Garden
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  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

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High St
IP28 7EA

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52.342666, 0.509984

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