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The Nutshell

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
Original Mustard Version
With 22 carat gold title
on Bury St Edmunds Pub

 At 17 The Traverse, this building is from the early 1800s. A fruiterer for 50 years, the name may refer to coconuts. The first beer was served in 1867. It was part of King’s Brewery in 1874 and Greene King’s from 1887.

 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 the 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 license to serve alcohol and be in a permanent, commercial building to qualify. This rules out a great many of the wannabe contenders which include the 8 x 8 feet Old Signal Box at Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire and a 3 x 3 feet pub in a Telephone Box at Shepreth village in 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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