Monument record SKT 065 - Violet Hill Brewery: The Suffolk Brewery

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Summary

Brewery recorded in Stowmarket between at least 1850 till 1896. Renamed the Suffolk Brewery in 1904, had ceased trading by 1911. Premises still standing May 2012.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0461 5883 (42m by 39m)
Map sheet TM05NW
Civil Parish STOWMARKET, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Violet Hill Brewery recorded in Stowmarket between at least 1850 (when owned by Jacob Green, sold to Hansard Jackson Bridges in 1865) (S2)(S3) till 1896. Renamed the Suffolk Brewery in 1904, had ceased trading by 1911 with the premises subsequently used as a laundry.
Mapped as brewery and malthouse in 1886 and 1904 (OS).
May 2012: premises still standing but in a state of dereliction. For brewery history see (S3).
Development proposals refused 2011 & 2012.
Present condition unknown.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Malster R 'Maltings and breweries' A historic atlas of suffolk 1999, 152-153..
  • <S2> Source Checked: Suffolk Record Office. A directory of Suffolks breweries. Bury Records Office..
  • <S3> Machine readable data file: Website. http://www.suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/brewery, Sept 2012.

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Record last edited

Sep 28 2012 2:33PM

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