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listed building grade II
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 21/01/2020
Bury St Edmunds Exchange
also traded as as: Three Bullshistorical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian
8 The Traverse
The core of the building dates from the 16th century, but the façade is 19th century.
The name probably changed about 1869.
The pub is listed variously at Beast Market (1823), 21 Great Market Place (1830), 21/22 Meat Market (1855), 21 Meat Market (1861-1892), 8 the Traverse (1900) and also Market Hill.
(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 Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)