Bury St Edmunds Elephant and Castle summary from Suffolk Camra
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Bury St Edmunds Elephant and Castle

  • AKA Trunk
  • 2 Hospital Rd
  • IP33 3JT
  • grid reference TL 852 637
closed 21st-century

(temporarily closed)

  • opened 1860s
  • closed August 2012
  • last owner Greene King
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)


Note

An elephant & castle has appeared in the crest of the Cutlers Company since 1622. Ivory was then used to create knife handles. Some claim that the name derives from "Infanta of Castile" a reference to Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I.