Lakenheath Green Dragon

Lakenheath Green Dragon

also traded as Slaunch House


Closed: about 1960


grid reference TL 678 858

The pub can be seen here on the 1881 OS map (larger map).

on old OS map

Located at TL676857 - situated by the river and close to an area marked on the OS Map as Botany Bay. The building is demolished and today very little evidence remains. Reckoned to have been open till 1955-60.

Had a drink there as young boy being taken out for a ginger beer around early 50's. Possibly a Stewart & Patterson house.

(Details supplied by Chris Curtis)

In 1861 it's listed at Stanch and in 1874 it's listed at Fen?



Historical interest

Historical interest





The green dragon may be a reference to the Earl of Pembroke and appears on their coat of arms. William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk was an important medieval English soldier and commander in the Hundred Years' War and later Lord Chamberlain of England. He was created Earl of Pembroke in 1447 and Duke of Suffolk in 1448.

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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