Bury St Edmunds Ram

historical era: mid 20th century

24 & 25 Eastgate St

grid reference TL 859 645

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 16/09/2016

Demolished 1971. Location ascertained from the 1885 OS map at the Bury Record Office.

Also listed at 22 and 24a Eastgate St.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Jul 1875 states :

To be sold by auction, by the instructions of the Trustees of the late Robert Mulkin, Esq., at the Angel Hotel, Bury St. Edmund’s, the Ram Inn, in Eastgate Street, at Bury St. Edmund’s.
NOTE: Mulkin also owned Bradfield Combust Manger, Bury Bushel, Bury Castle, Bury Coach and Horses, Bury Duke of Edinburgh, and Bury Three Tuns.

A report in the Essex Standard** on Mar-23 in 1877 when James Alderton was the landlord reports that :

"James Alderton was found not guilty of receiving stolen malt to the value of £3 10s the property of Messers Greene & Son

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)