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listed building grade II
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 30/12/2019
Bury St Edmunds Sword in Handhistorical closure era: mid 20th century
52 Southgate St
The building dates from the 17th century.
This pub has also been reported at 54, 64 & 66 Southgate Street.
It's shown on this OS town plan of 1885.
(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 Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)