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CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.last updated 15/10/2017
Southwold Centre Cliffhistorical closure era: mid 20th century
closed about 1940
In 1900 this was described as "a charming hotel situated in its own grounds, extending to the sea the new wing (erected in 1899) consisting of an additional 30 bedrooms (nearly all with a sea view) & spacious hall 60 feet by 30 feet, enables the management to give an increased advantage to visitors. Bus to all trains; golf links within 3 minutes walk".
It was used by the army in World War Two and later converted into flats.
It's shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.