Stowmarket Greyhound

Stowmarket Greyhound

also traded as Angel

North East, 52.18819,0.99507

closed November 1982

opened 16th century (early)

2 Market Place

grid reference TM 048 586

The pub is shown on this OS town plan from about 1880 (larger map).

old OS map

Now offices, the building is thought to date from the late 17th century though some parts are earlier (late 14th century).

It was called the Angel before 1810 and then owned by John Aldrich. After 1810 it was owned by John Cobbold, the Ipswich brewer.

In 1874 carriers from pub included Bloomfield on Tuesday & Friday to Botesdale.

There was previous Greyhound Inn on the other side of Tavern Street which closed in about 1799.





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(detailed information by Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published in 2009)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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