Suffolk - Lidgate

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: II

The St

OS ref: TL722577

Tel: (01638) 500275




Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

Public Transport: Near Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

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A well-beamed, timber framed 17th century building whose interior had a revamp in the late 1950s - as shown by the styles of the bar counter, bar backs with illuminated panels and the wainscotting. Note the rare Dalex horizontal handpumps behind the bar.

Three drinking areas in this well-beamed 17th century timber-framed building, each with a superb fireplace (one with a carved lintel). The Star appears to have had a revamp in the late 1950s. The style of the bar counter and the two bar backs with illuminated panels at the top is of a style seen with 1950/60s pubs. The central part of the pub has wainscotting that looks 50s and has been slightly opened up to the right hand room. The third small room has been brought into use as a dining room. Note the rare Dalex manufactured horizontal handpumps behind the bar - two of the three pumps are still working and in regular use, the only other known set in use is at the Rose & Crown, Huish Episcopi, Somerset;

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