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Stowmarket King's Head



closed

opened 1660 circa

closed March 16th, 1963

last owner Tollemache

14 Ipswich St

grid reference TM 048 585


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last updated 30/01/2015

May have ceased trading at various times in its history and had a great number of owners.

Tollemache brewery decided to delicense and sell it in 1963 after the then tenant, JW Gray, died.

In the early 20th cent. a boxing booth was within the hotel complex.

Demolished in 1960s as part of a large scale urban redevelopment.

Shown here on an old OS map

old os map


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

Closure date from the Stow licensing records.

(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)