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listed building grade II
Brockford is part of the Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford parish
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 18/09/2017
Brockford Griffinhistorical closure era: mid 20th century
closed April 30th, 1965
last owner Lacon's
The Griffin was built early in the 16th century.
It's shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from the Eye licensing records.
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.
A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.