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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 15/11/2017
Stowmarket Vulcan Armshistorical era: Victorian / Edwardian
opened about 1864
37 Bury St
The Vulcan Arms was located close to James Woods' Suffolk Iron Works.
The pub is also listed at 41 Bury Street (with 7 boarders) in 1891. It was owned by Tollemache brewers after 1896.
The last tenant, John Potter, retired and continued living in premises until 1927.
The building was bought by W & C.Simpson in 1919.
For many years it was Simpsons toy shop, though that has now closed down.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)
Vulcan is the Roman god of fire and metal working.