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Site currently occupied by 'The Officer's Club' shop. (location information from Stuart Palmer)
The building dates from the early 18th century, with a 19th century frontage.
In June/July 1981 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that a CAMRA Regional meeting was held at the public house - thanks to landlord Colin Ridett.
In Dec 1982 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that the Griffin (Tolly) had closed.
listed building grade II
last updated 18/09/2014
(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)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)
A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.