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Great Ashfield Thurlow Arms


closed 1983

Long Thurlow Rd

grid reference TM 006 681

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 28/05/2015

Now residential, the Thurlow Arms was in the hamlet of Long Thurlow, which sits partly in Badwell Ash and partly in Great Ashfield.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Aug 1895 states that :

The sale by auction of the Thurlow Arms in Great Ashfield, including farm premises, two cottages and 42a 2r 31p of accommodation land to Mr E W Lake acting for Messrs. Greene, King, and Sons for £1425.

In Mar 1982 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that a fire had gutted an outbuilding of the GK owned Thurlow Arms - the third fire here in recent months. The pub was subsequently closed.

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

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)