Great Barton Bunbury Arms summary from Suffolk Camra
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Great Barton Bunbury Arms

  • Ixworth rd (A134)
  • IP31 2NX
  • 01359 231253ring now
  • grid reference TL 902 674
  • opened 1844
  • visit website
real ale available
    Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional pub games availablechildren-welcomePub is accessible to disabled customersBus stopstation within five milesCar parkBeer garden or other outside drinking area

    (details under review)

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

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


    Note

    Barton Hall is the seat of the Bunbury family and the buildings history dates back to the end of Elizabeth I reign. However the original Barton Hall was destroyed by fire in January 1914. Charles, the 8th Bunbury Baronet, was High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1868. He died childless in 1886 and was succeeded by his younger brother, Edward, the 9th Baronet. He was Liberal Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds. He died unmarried in 1895 and was succeeded by his nephew, Henry, the 10th Baronet. He served as High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1908 and was a Deputy Lieutenant of the county. Charles, the 11th Baronet was High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1936 and was a Deputy Lieutenant of the county. His son, William, the 12th Baronet, was High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1972. His son, Michael, the 13th Baronet, has held the title since 1985.