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listed building grade II
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last updated 30/12/2019
Bury St Edmunds Jolly Toper
also traded as as: Southgate Brewery, Breweryhistorical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian
opened about 1833
13 Southgate St
Parts of the Jolly Toper date from the 16th century, others from the 19th. It's listed at 12 Southgate Street in 1891.
It's shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.