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Stanton George

historical era: mid 20th century

closed between 1966 and 1976

George Hill

grid reference TL 964 742

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 30/05/2016

The pub is shown on OS maps at least as late as 1966. By the 1975 sheet, it's shown as "George Hill House" so presumably closed some time between those dates.

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 30 May in 1804 states that :

Auction of the George, Stanton, together with barn, stable & 8 acres of rich arable Land, in a high state of cultivation, let for the term of 7 years, to Edward RANDALL, an old & exceptional tenant, which expires at Michaelmas 1808. The above is mostly freehold.

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Jun-03 in 1873 when William Blizzard was the landlord states that:

Granted an extension of two hours on Whit Tuesday night.

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)