Lavenham Conquering Hero
closed 1856 circa
14/15 Shilling St
grid reference TL 917 491
listed building grade II
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last updated 20/03/2016
We know very little about this pub and this auction in 1856 (as listed below) may have resulted in it ceasing to be a pub?
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post & Suffolk Herald** on 21 May in 1856 states that :
Auction on behalf of the late Mr James DAKIN, to sell the Conquering Hero Beer House, in Shilling Street, Lavenham, with new brick-built cottage & Garden ground in the rear, together with an estimated value of £15 per annum, in this lot, will be included the brewing plant, utensils & fixtures.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)