Barrow Crownhistorical era: Victorian or Edwardian
closed between 1884 and 1903?
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last updated 12/07/2016
This pub is shown on OS maps at least as late as 1884, but disappears from the 1903 sheet onwards, so presumably closed between those dates.
According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the Crown dates back at least to 1723.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in 1876 (Jan-15) when Mr Palmer was landlord states:
James Earl a tinker slept in a barn belonging to the Crown. Eleven fowls, two of which were decapitated, were discovered in the barn, these birds had been stolen from a farm where Earl was working. Found guilty he received 9 months.
Shown here on the 1884 OS map
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)