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Photo of Lion

grid reference TL 684 513

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listed building grade II


CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.


last updated 18/09/2017

Little Thurlow Lion

also traded as as: Red Lion

historical era: mid 20th century

Broad Rd

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The building dates from the 18th century. It appears that renovation work has been ongoing for some years; it's apparently been in the sorry state shown in our 2016 photograph for some years (and was still in that state when visited in June 2017).

The 1851 census shows John Webb as a butcher & dealer, but not a publican.

The pub is shown 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)

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

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