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Stowmarket Vulcan Arms


opened 1864 circa

closed 1913

37 Bury St

grid reference TM 048 587

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 18/08/2015

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.