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Somersham Griffin


closed after 1912

Main Rd

grid reference TM 090 485

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 24/09/2015

Now residential.

The beerhouse is shown on the 1882 OS map but not on the 1904 sheet or subsequent editions, although it is listed in the 1911 census.

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

(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)

some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)


A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.