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Botesdale Queen's Head

also traded as as: Kings Head?

historical era: mid 20th century

closed 1959 or 1960

14 The Street

grid reference TM 049 760

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listed building grade II

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CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.

last updated 24/02/2016

A mid-17th century building, with 20th century additions.

The license wasn't renewed in 1960, so it must have closed in that year or 1959.

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 3rd 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 Queen's Head, Bottesdale.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in May 1840 states :

Died on the 27th April 1840, at his brothers at the King’s Head Inn, Botesdale, aged 46, Mr Robert Braddle, late waiter at the Angel, Bury.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)