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Bildeston Crown

Bildeston Crown

South West, 52.10722,0.90907

Real Ale is sold here.

104 High St, IP7 7EB

grid reference TL 993 494

hotel, opened 15th century

owner/operator: Chris and Hayley Lee

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A wonderful, privately owned & historic country inn located in the centre of the village which has undergone a no expenses spared restoration in recent times. Well worth a visit for its architectural features alone including a fine heavily timbered restaurant (12-3 + 7-10pm) & separate bar area. Also offers luxury accommodation (12 rooms) & disabled access & toilet. The Crown was built in 1495 as a merchant's house & has been an inn since the mid 17th century Photographs of this Grade II* Listed pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolk.camra.org.uk/pub/59

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Footnote

The crown is a simple sign to show loyalty to the reigning monarch and apart from the commonwealth era (1648-60) has been a pub sign for over 600 years.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)

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