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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. 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 be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

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

Landlords

(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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