Photo of Sword in Hand

grid reference TL 861 633

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listed building grade II

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 30/12/2019

Bury St Edmunds Sword in Hand

historical closure era: mid 20th century

opened 1724

52 Southgate St

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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.

old OS map

(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)