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Bury St Edmunds Spread Eagle

Bury St Edmunds Spread Eagle

Real Ale is sold here.

(A143) Out Westgate (A143), IP33 2DE

grid reference TL 847 635

opened 1837

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(01284) 754523

(01284) 754523

Town pub with a "country atmosphere". Patio area; no food Sun eve. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolk.camra.org.uk/pub/169

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

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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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