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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. interactive map

old OS map

Map

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)

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)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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