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Beccles Crown & Anchor


closed post-1985

7 Ballygate

grid reference TM 420 903

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listed building grade II

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CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.

last updated 14/07/2015

Built 16th century. The pub appears on OS maps at least as late as 1985, so must have closed since then.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Jan 1880 states that :

Married on the 23rd December 1879 at St. Michael's Church, Beccles, James Potter, of the Crown and Anchor Inn, Beccles to Eliza Jane Beaves, Studland, Dorsetshire.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)