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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now reopened. The rest of our pubs will be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Lowestoft Suffolk Hotel

Lowestoft Suffolk Hotel

closed 1971

61 London Rd North

grid reference TM 548 929

The Suffolk Hotel was demolished 1972 for a new development. It was originally listed as opening in 1873, but landlord entries for Suffolk are now listed from 1839.

It's listed at Southend in 1839.

In 1874 an omnibus was operating from here daily to Yarmouth departing at 9am and returning from the Barge Inn at 5pm.

In 1912 (and earlier) the hotel was listed as a family & commercial hotel (opposite the railway station).

Historically, it's been listed at London Road, Lowestoft.

It's shown on this OS town plan of 1885.

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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