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grid reference TM 142 737

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listed building grade II


CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.


last updated 18/09/2017

Eye Crown

historical era: mid 20th century

closed November 28th, 1942

31 Magdalen St

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The pub building is thought to date from the 18th century.

The Crown closed in 1942 "for the duration [of the war]". It appears not to have reopened afterwards; in May 1946 the license was transferred to the Halesworth Triple Plea, which until then only had a beerhouse license.

The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map


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

Closure details from Eye licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

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