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Stowmarket Pot of Flowers

previously known as Flowerpott, Tyrell Arms


opened 1707 circa

closed 1978

90-92 Bury St

grid reference TM 047 589

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listed building grade II

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last updated 31/07/2014

Called Tyrell Arms from 1831-44 (Tyrells were a local family resident at Gipping Hall).

Now residential, the building dates from the late 18th century.

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

(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


The name also occurs elsewhere in the country and may have referred to the Lily that was associated with The Virgin Mary, if so this would suggest that pubs of this name dated back to before the Reformation and the reluctance to use the name afterwards, There is no evidence to put the Stowmarket pub back that far though.