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Martlesham Red Lion

Martlesham Red Lion

formerly Lion

East, 52.0772,1.28481

Real Ale is sold here.

Main Rd, IP12 4RN

grid reference TM 251 471

bar / diner

owner/operator: Greene King / Chef & Brewer (Greene King)

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(01394) 382169

(01394) 382169

A popular restaurant pub with a split level bar.

The lion's head figure on the outside wall is said to be the figurehead taken from a Dutch ship captured at the Battle of Sole Bay in 1672, though it has also been suggested it came from a vessel wrecked off Benacre in about 1740.

Parts of the building date from the late 16th century, with an early 19th century wing to the right.

A Victorian brewery was also located here.

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Historical interest

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Landlords

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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