Bury St Edmunds
is a market town in the county of Suffolk, England,
and formerly the county town of West Suffolk. It is the main town in the
borough of St Edmundsbury and known for the ruined abbey near the town centre.
Bury is the seat of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, with the
episcopal see at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
The town, originally called Beodericsworth, is known for brewing and malting
(with the large Greene King brewery) and for a British Sugar processing
factory. Many large and small businesses are located in Bury, which
traditionally has given Bury an affluent economy with low