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Eye Bull

also traded as as: Bulls Head

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed December 31st, 1914

last owner Colchester Brewing Company

7 Lambseth St

grid reference TM 144 739

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listed building grade II

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last updated 19/09/2016

Now used as a restaurant. The building is a combination of a house built in 1540 and another built early 17th century.

Closed 1914 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses.

In 1830 listed in Lambsey.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 03 Jun in 1837 stated that Robert Koipe COBBOLD of the Eye Brewery was retiring from business & was looking to sell various Inns & Public Houses including the Bull which has about 700 years remaining at a rent of 20s per annum..

(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 Bob Mitchell)

Closure date from Eye town licensing records.