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Important Covid information

Although the latest lockdown has now ended, Suffolk remains in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with "substantial" meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.

Many pubs which are unable to reopen yet (and some that have reopened) are selling food and drink to take away. These are listed on this page.

Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.

Sudbury George

Sudbury George

also traded as George & Dragon

Closed about 1909

6 Old Market Place

grid reference TL 874 413

The George was also reported as being at the Buttermarket. In 1832 it was advertised to let in the Bury & Norwich Post.

The building was demolished in 1909; presumably it closed shortly before that:

Work has started on the demolition of the "Old George Inn" at Sudbury in preparation for the erection of a large store for Messrs Walker. Six tenders were received, the lowest was by George Grimwood for £1462. The Old George was purchased for £900.Suffolk Free Press*** on January 13th 1909

It's shown on this OS town plan of 1884.

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)

(**** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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

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