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Sudbury Rose & Crown

also traded as as: Crown

historical era: mid 20th century

opened 16th cent.

closed 1922

22 King St

grid reference TL 874 412

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last updated 14/01/2017

This former Inn and Posting House was destroyed by a fire on January 1st 1922. It's shown on the 1884 OS town plan as being directly to the south of the church.

The inn is also reported as being at Market Hill. In the 16th century this inn (then called the Crown) formed three sides around a great courtyard and was frequently used for mayoral banquets.

It was also reported at 38 King Street from at least 1871 until at least 1916.

It was formerly a Commercial Hotel & Posting House and billiard rooms.


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

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)