Real Ale is sold here.
Egremont St, CO10 7SA
grid reference TL 828 475
owner/operator: Hawthorn Leisure
Historic and traditional pub. Now with four hand pumps and well worth a visit
Dating from the 16th century, the building was at one time the home of Cardinal Wolsey's secretary, John Cavendish.
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1884 (interactive map).
Oliver and Sons, brewers of Sudbury applied for an order of ejectment from the house occupied by David Woodley, landlord of the Angel beerhouse, Glemsford, a notice to quit had been given and served. The order was granted.Ipswich Journal, Nov 1880**
In 1937 the pub is listed in Kelly's Directory as one of 220 Suffolk pubs that were retailing beer that they were brewing.
Beer house turn to full licences. One of nine beer houses in West Suffolk to turn to full licenses. "Anything less than a full license is an anachronism these days, " said Mr T A Symes (solicitor) to West Suffolk County licensing committee in Bury St Edmunds. Sir Henry Corry was elected as chairman. EADT 28 April 1959.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old picture from http://www.foxearth.org.uk