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Lavenham Crown & Anchor

also traded as as: Anchor

historical era: mid 20th century

opened pre-1425

closed 1952 (Feb 29)

Prentice St

grid reference TL 918 494

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listed building grade II

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 14/09/2016

In 1881 census 6 lodgers were tramps + 1 was an agricultural labourer.

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the Anchor was one of at least three pubs known to exist in 1425.

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

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)