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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.last updated 16/09/2017
also traded as as: George & Dragonhistorical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian
closed 1909 circa
6 Old Market Place
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.
(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)