Bedingfield Red Lion
previously known as: Lionhistorical era: mid 20th century
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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)