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Bentley Tankard

Bentley Tankard

52.003252,1.056769

Closed between 1920 and 1970

London Rd

grid reference TM 099 382

The pub is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

Bentley Tankard map

The Tankard was virtually on the border with Capel St Mary, on the junction of the road to Ipswich with the Bentley Road.

It existed as early as 1838 and closed in 1928, when its license was transferred to the newly-built Rushmere St Andrew Golf.

The pub was demolished soon after closure and was replaced by a garage that was itself subsequently demolished in the 1990s, when the current junction and underpass were built.

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

(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 Bob Mitchell)

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

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