previously known as Cross Keys
8-10 St Mary's St, NR35 1AX
grid reference TM 336 897
opened before 1500
(details under review)
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Bungay is Waveney district
CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.
last updated 21/07/2015
An impressive timbered building directly opposite the church and war memorial.
Access for disabled customers is at the rear of the pub, via Castle Orchard.
Originally called the Cross Keys and known to have been built before 1500, the pub got its present name some time before 1711.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Traditional pub games available
Real coal or log fire
Children are welcome
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
The fleece is a common reference to the wool trade that was very important in Suffolk, particularly in 17th & 18th cent. until cheap imports from the colonies undermined the trade.