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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. 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 have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Stowmarket Rose

Stowmarket Rose

closed 6th March 1958

opened about 1645

last owner/operator: Cobbold's

5 Buttermarket

grid reference TM 048 586

There used to be a date on the wall of the building "1461"

In 1874 Ryall provided carrier services from the pub to Bury on Monday, Wednesday & Friday and to Ipswich on Tuesday & Friday.

The pub closed in 1958, when the license was transferred to the Woodbridge Warwick.

It's also listed at Cheapside in 1855 - 1900.

The first recorded mention of The Rose is in 1645 when it was owned by Robert Brasier.

It was bought by Cobbold brewery in 1862 for £960.

The pub is shown on this OS town plan of 1885.

old OS map

Map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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