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Stowmarket Railway Tavern

also traded as as: Railway Hotel & Refreshment rooms

historical era: late 20th century

opened 1847

closed 1978 (Aug)

Stowupland St

grid reference TM 051 588

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.


last updated 28/12/2016

The pub is now a children's centre.

It may also be listed in Albion Street and Stowupland due to road and boundary changes. It's also listed in Station Rd (in 1912 & 1922).


(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)

(**** historical details supplied by Neil Langridge)


Note

Stowmarket station opened in Dec 1846 with the first train from Ipswich, Colchester and London arriving on 27th Dec before heading to Bury St Edmunds. The station building, designed by Frederick Barnes was not completed until 1849.