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Grundisburgh

Photo from Grundisburgh

1 Real Ale pub

1 putative ex pub


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Population (2011) of Grundisburgh: 1584.


Local licensing authority for Grundisburgh is Suffolk Coastal.

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About Grundisburgh

Grundisburgh is a large village, pleasantly set around a central green with a stream running through it. It was recorded in Domesday as "Grundesbur", "Grundesburg", "Grundesburh" or "Grundesburc". John Speed's 1610 map shows the village as "Grunde┼┐boro".

Basts, just to the east of the church, is a fine Tudor building, rebuilt by Thomas Awall. The father of his wife, Alice, was the master cook to Edward IV and Henry VII.

Post Mill Gardens mark the location of a mill built in 1807, which worked until 1929. After part-demolition in 1930, the remains were made part of a house. Another mill, a miniature smock mill, stood a short distance north-west of the post mill until its demolition in about 1957.

Acknowledgements

Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.