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Important Covid information

Although the latest lockdown has now ended, Suffolk remains in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with "substantial" meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.

Many pubs which are unable to reopen yet (and some that have reopened) are selling food and drink to take away. These are listed on this page.

Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.

Eye Crown

Eye Crown

closed 28th November 1942

31 Magdalen St

grid reference TM 142 737

The pub building is thought to date from the 18th century.

The Crown closed in 1942 "for the duration [of the war]". It appears not to have reopened afterwards; in 1946 the license was transferred to the Halesworth Triple Plea, which until then only had a beerhouse license.

The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

Closure details from Eye licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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