Bury St Edmunds Golden Fleece summary from Suffolk Camra
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Bury St Edmunds Golden Fleece

  • previously known as Fleece
  • 50 Churchgate St
  • grid reference TL 854 640
closed 1920-1970
  • opened 1737
  • closed 1933
Historical info
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


The fleece is a common reference to the wool trade that was very important in Suffolk, particularly in 17th & 18th cent. until cheap imports from the colonies undermined the trade.