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Bury St Edmunds Castle


opened 15th cent

closed 1557

Angel Hill

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last updated 10/10/2014


Dates back to at least 1418 when it was referred to as the Castell in a document. Bought in 1553 by William Tassell (from Nicholas Platt) who in 1557 gave both the Castle and the adjacent Angel to the Guildhall Feoffees (a public body whose function was to administer local charities). Soon after the Feoffees joined the businesses under a single sign - the Angel.

(information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)

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