Westhorpe Crownhistorical era: mid 20th century
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 07/01/2017
The Crown was built early in the 16th century.
A book entitled "Suffolk Transport" shows a photograph of a sale of wagons and farm equipment outside The Crown (Colchester Brewery Company). To quote the caption written by John Wilton, "Herbert H Spurden was the landlord of the Crown Inn at Westhorpe, north of Stowmarket, for quite a few years from about 1915 onwards".
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(various items of information from Bob Hawes)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)