Stowmarket Vulcan Armshistorical era: Victorian or Edwardian
opened 1864 circa
37 Bury St
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 02/04/2016
Located close to James Woods' Suffolk Iron Works.
Last tenant, John Potter retired and continued living in premises until 1927.
Building bought by W & C.Simpson in 1919.
For many years it was Simpsons toy shop, though that has now closed down.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)
Vulcan is the Roman god of fire and metal working.