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Bedingfield Red Lion

previously known as: Lion

historical era: mid 20th century

closed 1960

Hall Rd

grid reference TM 179 676

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CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.


last updated 15/05/2016

Closed during the summer of 1960.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 03 Jun in 1837 stated that Robert Koipe COBBOLD of the Eye Brewery was retiring from business & was looking to sell various Inns & Public Houses including the Lion, Beddingfield.

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the pub was called the Lion in 1844 but had changed to the Red Lion by 1891.


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

Closure date from the Hoxne licensing records.

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)