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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

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

Bury St Edmunds Spread Eagle

Bury St Edmunds Spread Eagle

Real Ale is sold here.

(A143) (A143) Out Westgate, IP33 2DE

opened 1837

owner/operator: Greene King

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(01284) 754523

(01284) 754523

Town pub with a "country atmosphere". Patio area; no food Sun eve.

There's a 10% discount on Real Ales for Camra members.

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Historical interest

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Footnote

The spread eagle was originally a Roman sign and later used by many countries including Austria, Germany, Russia, Spain & France. The sign is also used by many English noble families. Its popularity as an inn sign owes a lot to the fact that it was the device of Catherine of Aragon.

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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