Framlingham Griffin Innhistorical era: date unknown
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listed building grade II
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last updated 02/02/2017
Access to the bar was from a side passage.
The frontage dates from the mid-19th century, though the core of the building is known to be much older. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History tells us that a deed of 1686:
describes The Griffin Inn as lying between the Crown Inn and the Lion Inn Yard.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.