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Burstall Half Moon

Burstall Half Moon

also traded as Half Moon & Star

closed 3rd October 1971

Church Hill

grid reference TM 095 446

Now residential.

Closure date from the Orwell licensing records. Correspondence in the licensing records shows that Sylvia Bloom, who had been Tolly Cobbold's tenant, bought the pub from the brewery in January 1971. Unfortunately she died later that year and the pub was subsequently closed.

The pub can be seen here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(* historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.