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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. 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 have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

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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