Stowmarket Pot of Flowers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Stowmarket Pot of Flowers

  • previously known as Flowerpott, Tyrell Arms
  • 90-92 Bury St
  • grid reference TM 047 589
closed post-1970
  • opened 1707 circa
  • closed 1978
Historical info
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(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

(** 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.