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Beccles Fleece



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last owner Free House

56-58 Blyburgate, NR34 9TQ

grid reference TM 424 900


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last updated 11/04/2015

The present building is a rebuild (1930s?) of a much older Fleece. Though it was also used as a pub.


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

(** information from Stuart Ansell)


Note

The fleece is a common reference to the wool trade that was very important in Suffolk, particularly in 17th & 18th cent. until cheap imports from the colonies undermined the trade.