History dig at the Bull

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THE discovery of two names and a date on a block of wood has inspired the owner of The Olde Bull Inn, Barton Mills, to look into its history.

During renovations at the 450- year-old inn, a ‘time block’ was found dated March 1938 and bearing the names B Parsons from Beck Row and a H Holmes from Newmarket.

Owners Cheryl and Sonia Hickman and Wayne Starling want to find out who these two people were. Cheryl has also been piecing together a history folder, with the help of local historian Charlie Peachey, and wants to hear from anyone has pictures, stories or memorabilia from bygone years or stories about the inn. The Olde Bull Inn can be contacted on 01638 711001 or bookings@bullinn-bartonmills.com