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last updated 18/09/2017

Worlington Bell

historical era: mid 20th century

closed between 1958 and 1979

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On an old postcard the pub is referred to as "not halfs" house.

The pub appears on the 1958 OS maps but not 1979, so presumably closed some time between.

Charles PHILLIPS of the Bell, Worlington, made an application for a one hour extension on 21 Jan 1885, in the occasion of the navvies' supper.Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald, January 13th 1885**

The pub is shown (along with the Chequers, now the Golden Boar) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map


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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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