Bury St Edmunds Spread EagleReal Ale
(A143) Out Westgate, IP33 2DE
grid reference TL 847 635
owner GKemail us
- 1100-2100 (not Sunday evening)
regular real ales
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Local licensing authority for Bury St Edmunds is St Edmundsbury
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 14/08/2016
Town pub with a "country atmosphere". Patio area.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 1.30 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
The spread eagle was originally a Roman sign and later used by many countries including Austria, Germany, Russia, Spain & France. The sign is also used by many English noble families. Its popularity as an inn sign owes a lot to the fact that it was the device of Catherine of Aragon.