Bury St Edmunds Unicornhistorical era: mid 20th century
56 & 57 Eastgate St
grid reference TL 861 646Something 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 12/08/2016
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)