William Finch followed his father and many previous Finches at The Bull in 1595. Kept by John and Thomas Gray in 1633 and then as a wine Tavern by Prudence Miles. John Tyler bought the inn in 1713 and it was kept by William Fish. It could accommodate 80 horses in the stables. AP and OH McMullen Bought the inn in 1897. Joseph Stevens and then his widow Catherine were licensees. John Keats sometimes stayed at The Bull, he was a friend of John & Catherine's son Dr Henry Stephens, (who was the inventor of Blue-Black ink).
Filming for the BBC series Auf Wiedersehen Pet took place at The Bull Pub on the morning of 30 June 2003.