last owner Free House
56-58 Blyburgate, NR34 9TQ
grid reference TM 424 900
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CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.
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)
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.