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Important Covid information

Although the latest lockdown has now ended, Suffolk remains in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with "substantial" meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.

Many pubs which are unable to reopen yet (and some that have reopened) are selling food and drink to take away. These are listed on this page.

Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.

Framlingham Griffin Inn

Framlingham Griffin Inn

Closed unknown

opened pre-1686

Market Hill

Access to the bar was from a side passage.

The frontage dates from the mid-19th century, though the core of the building is known to be much older. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History tells us that a deed of 1686:

describes The Griffin Inn as lying between the Crown Inn and the Lion Inn Yard.

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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Footnote

A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.

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

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


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