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Bungay Queen's Head


4 + 6 Bridge St

grid reference TM 336 898

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listed building grade II

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last updated 14/07/2015

The building dates from the early 18th century.

May be called Norfolk Arms before 1839?

Also listed at Trinity Street (in 1839), Market Place (in 1855 & 1865), and at Bridge Street (by 1904).

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 13 Jul in 1861 states that :

Albert Linstead, butcher & Wm. Tillitt Junior, fishmonger & John Chapman, shoemaker, all of Bungay, were charged by Mr Charles CHASE, of the Queen's Head, Bungay with stealing 2 bottles of Scotch ale & 2 bottles of Sherry - Remanded.

(The 1881 census lists the landlady with her husband in Earsham St., which is probably their place of residence on the night of the census.)

(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)