Population (2011) of West Stow: 174.
Local licensing authority for West Stow is St Edmundsbury.
About West Stow
Now a dry parish, recorded in Domesday as "Stowa". West Stow is best known for the Anglo-Saxon village reconstructed on the site of a village excavated during the 1960s and 1970s.
For some time it was thought that this had always been a dry parish, but recently we've found evidence of an old pub here - probably closed by the 20th century.
The former Reading Room now operates as the local club, providing refreshment and a meeting place for the village. Ironically, it was originally set up by the local landowner to get people out of pubs, which he wanted closed.
A pub called the Swan has been erroneously attributed to this village on some websites, but they are actually referring to the pub of that name in Stuston.