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Photo of Lion

grid reference TL 765 634

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 04/10/2017

Barrow Lion

also traded as as: Red Lion

historical era: mid 20th century

closed between 1958 and 1981?

Lion Green

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The Red Lion is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century (larger map). It isn't entirely clear which building was actually the pub - could it in fact have been the smaller building to the rear rather than the one facing the green?

pub on old OS map

The pub is shown on the 1958 OS map, but not on the 1981 sheet, so presumably closed some time in between.


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.


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