1 Real Ale pub
Population (2011) of Lidgate: 241.
Local licensing authority for Lidgate is St Edmundsbury.
Also historically listed as "Lydgate", this small and well spread settlement was recorded in Domesday as "Ligata" or "Litgata". Earthworks relating to a motte and bailey castle (probably built in about 1143) can be found just to the north of the village. John Lygate, the famous medieval poet, was born here in 1375.
Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.