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Eye Crown


closed November 28th, 1942

31 Magdalen St

grid reference TM 142 737

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listed building grade II

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last updated 20/02/2015

Thought to date from the 18th century.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Aug-03 in 1833 when Susan & William Moss was the landlord & landlady states that they were :

"Witnesses at a trial. William Jolly was found guilty of setting fire to a wheat stack and sentenced to death."

Closed in 1942 "for the duration [of the war]". Appears not to have reopened afterwards, in May 1946 the license was transferred to the Halesworth Triple Plea, which until then only had a beerhouse license.

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

Closure details from Eye licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)