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Polstead Shoulder of Mutton

historical era: 21st century

closed 2002

Straight Rd, Polstead Heath

grid reference TM 000 400

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last updated 15/09/2016

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 09 May in 1857 states the Auction of the Shoulder of Mutton, Polstead (No landlord noted)

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 22 September in 1866 states that :

Auction of the Shoulder of Mutton, Polstead, substantially built of Brick & Slate and consisting Parlour, Kitchen, Tap-Room, Cellar & 3 chambers, back kitchen with Yard, Garden, Stable & sheds; in the occupation of James LINES.

Re-opened in 1996 after short closure, but then closed in 2002.

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

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)