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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.last updated 30/12/2019
Great Ashfield Thurlow Armshistorical closure era: late 20th century
Long Thurlow Rd
Now residential, the Thurlow Arms was in the hamlet of Long Thurlow, which sits partly in Badwell Ash and partly in Great Ashfield.
It can be seen here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
The sale by auction of the Thurlow Arms in Great Ashfield, including farm premises, two cottages and 42a 2r 31p of accommodation land to Mr E W Lake acting for Messrs. Greene, King, and Sons for £1425.Ipswich Journal, August 1895**
In the March 1982 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that a fire had gutted an outbuilding of the Greene King owned Thurlow Arms - the third fire here in recent months. The pub was subsequently closed.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(census information from Dudley Diaper)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.