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Bury St Edmunds Swan Inn


opened pre-1791

closed 1917

96 Northgate St

grid reference TL 855 648

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listed building grade II

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last updated 02/05/2015

The Ipswich Journal*** on Dec 23 1801 reports:

"The Swan, Northgate St, Bury St Edmunds - Sale of Mr Jervis COE's complete & capital plant of brewing on 31.12.1801 - He retires from the said inn on consequence of not agreeing to sell common brewers beer."

Correct location confirmed on the 1885 OS map at the Bury Record Office.

The Listed Buildings Register claims that number 11 Northgate Street was the Swan, but the OS map contradicts this.

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)