Bury St Edmunds New Inn
previously known as New Hotel
42 Northgate St
grid reference TL 854 649Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 10/03/2016
The building dates from approximately 1860 and stands on the site of an earlier pub.
Appears as the New Hotel on the 1885 OS map.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Mar-24 in 1877 when John Webb was the landlord reports that :
John Webb stood as a character witness for John Pizzey landlord of the Black Boy who was found guilty of theft.
In 1840 -1891 was listed in 40 Northgate St.
1891-2 White's Directory lists the New Hotel and also a beerhouse keeper at 40a.
In Sep/Oct 1982 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that Don & Angie Pepperell took over New Inn (GK) in May with three new handpumps installed.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)