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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Clare Old Red Lion

Clare Old Red Lion

also traded as Red Lion, Lion

closed 1982.

opened 17th century

45 Bridewell St

grid reference TL 770 457

Now residential.

A 17th century building with a 19th century façade. It's shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

Map

map

Gallery

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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)

Historical detail found in Clare Book II streets

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(***Original source of documentation - Suffolk Records Office – transcribed by Graham Nunn)

(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)

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