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The Nutshell

Introduction
Issued at the 2008 Collectors’ Day, with the bar just 15 x 7 feet The Nutshell is in the Guinness Book of Records as the Smallest Pub in Britain. It has another record for holding 102 people and a dog, and is now a major tourist attraction.

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Hazle Ceramics
The Nutshell
as Britain’s Smallest Pub
on Bury St Edmunds Pub

 Dating from the early 1800s, 17 The Traverse was a fruiterer for 50 years. The pub began in 1867 - with a coconut related name. Part of King’s Brewery from 1874, this then became Greene King’s in 1887 that still exists in 2016.

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 Sweat shirts with “Smallest Pub” are sold here. A dried black cat over the bar may have been put in a wall for good luck!
Is a black cat in top left window of the ceramic miaowing, “Get Me Out of Here... ”

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The Smallest Pub Debate
This title is much sought after and hotly contested. Most pubs turn out to be too large. Guinness Records also stipulate that you must have a full licence to serve alcohol and be in a permanent, commercial building to qualify. This rules out many wannabe contenders that have included in the past an 8 x 8 feet old Signal Box at Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire and a 3 x 3 feet pub in an old Telephone Box at Shepreth village, Cambridgeshire that only opened for a single day!

 The blue tit on the top and the great tit to the left peck at the coconut.

 Greene King’s brewery building has been in the town since the late 1700s. Their museum traces the world history of beer.

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