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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Bury St Edmunds Cricketers Inn

Bury St Edmunds Cricketers Inn

also traded as Green Dragon, Cricketer's Arms

Closed between 1970 and 2000

142 King's Rd

grid reference TL 849 641

The pub was demolished in the 1970s.

The Cricketers stood on the north side of what's now King's Road, roughly where the roundabout junction with Parkway is now.

Field Lane became Cemetery Road after 1851 and then King's Road. in the 20th century.

The pub's listed at 20 Field Lane by 1851, 50 Cemetery Road by 1874, 142 Cemetery Road by 1901 and finally at 142 King's Road (there was a good deal of street renaming and renumbering).

The pub is shown on this OS town plan of 1885.

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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