Nayland Butchers' Arms
also traded as as: Bear, Two Brewers (possibly)historical era: mid 20th century
5 Bear St
grid reference TL 974 343Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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Nayland is part of the Nayland with Wissington parish
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 24/03/2016
A 16th century building, the pub got its name because it was next to a butcher's shop.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Apr-07 in 1874 when James Bacon was the landlord states that : The landlords of The Butchers Arms, Vine and Compasses were all called to give evidence in the trial of 4 men accussed of burgalry and attempted murder.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)