Photo of Bottles

grid reference TM 145 738

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listed building grade II

CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.

last updated 25/01/2020

Eye Bottles

historical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed October 10th, 1908

last owner Colchester Brewing Company

11 The Cross

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The Bottles was closed in 1908 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses. It was built in the early 18th century.

In 1830 it's listed at Butchery.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Closure date from Eye town licensing records.