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Eye Star

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed October 18th, 1910

last owner Colchester Brewing Company

15 Castle St

grid reference TM 145 737

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listed building grade II

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last updated 19/09/2016

The building dates from the early 16th century.

Closed in 1910 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses.

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 Star.

(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.