Bury St Edmunds Golden Lionhistorical era: Victorian or Edwardian
57 Guildhall St
grid reference TL 852 638Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 10/03/2016
Listed as a brewpub in 1892 by Kelly's directory.
The building dates from the early 19th century.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post* in 1857 (Jan-13) when George Suttle was landlord states that:
James Kemp of the King of Prussia was accussed of stealing malt and barley from George Suttle. He was tried and found guilty then sentenced to 12 months hard labour.
(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 Stuart Ansell)