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Beccles Railway Hotel

also traded as as: Railway Tavern, Railway inn

historical era: late 20th century

closed between 1969 and 1982?

55 Station Rd

grid reference TM 425 904

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last updated 30/12/2016

The old Railway Hotel now houses a nursery, after some time as a restaurant.

The pub appears on the 1969 OS map but seems to have vanished by the 1982 (and subsequent) sheets, so presumably closed in between.

On the 1st of June 1859 the East Suffolk Railway Line was opened from Ipswich to Lowestoft - the pub (or at least its name) probably dates from about that time.

It was recorded in Wellington Street in 1865 (maybe an older name for Station Road?)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)