Photo of Griffin Inn

grid reference TM 285 634

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listed building grade II

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 30/12/2019

Framlingham Griffin Inn

historical closure era: date unknown

opened pre-1686

Market Hill

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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.

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

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


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