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Bury St Edmunds Unicorn



closed

closed 1925

56 & 57 Eastgate St

grid reference TL 861 646


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listed building grade II


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last updated 15/07/2015

The building dates from the late 15th century or early 16th.

Also listed at 51, 58, 61, 63 + 72 Eastgate St.

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** in Jan 1820 states that : Died last week, Mrs Debenham, late of the Unicorn public house, Bury.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 16 Oct in 1847 states that :

To Publicans, to be let, with immediate possession, The Unicorn Inn, Bury St Edmunds - brews their own beer, for further particulars apply at the Westgate Street Brewery, Bury St Edmunds


(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)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)