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Bury St Edmunds Refreshment rooms

previously known as Great Eastern refreshment rooms, London & North Eastern Railway refreshment rooms, Railway Hotel?


closed 1995

Station Hill

grid reference TL 852 651

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last updated 02/08/2015

This was a conversion from the original Station master's house; carried out during the early 1990's. The pub lasted for only a couple of years. The building was a part of the original station complex which was designed by Sancton Wood - architect and surveyor (1816-1866)

Opened as a terminus from Ipswich in nov 1847; until Newmarket completed in 1849. It was owned by Eastern Union Railway EUR - then GER

Not to be confused with >the Railway Hotel (once the Linden Tree).

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


The GER was formed in 1862 by amalgamation of the Eastern Counties Railway with smaller railways: the Norfolk Railway, the Eastern Union Railway, the Newmarket and Chesterford Railway, the East Norfolk Railway, the Harwich Railway, the East Anglian Railway and the East Suffolk Railway among others.