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Bentley Tankard


closed July 26th, 1928

Station Rd

grid reference TM 099 382

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last updated 11/04/2015

This pub was virtually on the border with Capel St Mary on the junction of the road to Ipswich with the Bentley Road.

It existed as early as 1838 and closed in 1928, when its license was transferred to the newly-built Rushmere St Andrew Golf.

As seen on the 1882 OS map.

Bentley Tankard map

When it was demolished it was replaced by a garage that was subsequently demolished in 1990s when the current junction and underpass was built.

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

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)