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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Bury St Edmunds George Inn

Bury St Edmunds George Inn

closed 5th December 1957.

opened 1840

35 Out Westgate

grid reference TL 851 636

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

old OS map

An earlier pub of the same name was located in the Market place.

My grandfather, Richard DAVISON, was a Greene King tenant of two BSE pubs, the Chequers Alehouse and the George Inn. Please note spelling of his surname; the Kelly version is incorrect.

Licence was voluntarily surrendered 5 Dec 1957 at which date the pub closed and my grandfather continued to live at the premises until his death in 1976. The death of my grandmother earlier in the year triggered the closure of the pub.

"The license was transferred by Greene King to their new pub the Greengage

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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)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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