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last updated 15/11/2017

Stowmarket Rose

historical era: mid 20th century

opened about 1645

closed March 6th, 1958

last owner Cobbold's

5 Buttermarket

Overview | Gallery | Historical info | Public transport | Map

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


(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)