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listed building grade II
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 15/11/2017
also traded as as: Angelhistorical closure era: late 20th century
opened 16th century (early)
closed 1982 (Nov)
2 Market Place
Now offices, the building is thought to date from the late 17th century though some parts are earlier (late 14th century).
It was called the Angel before 1810 and then owned by John Aldrich. After 1810 it was owned by John Cobbold, the Ipswich brewer.
In 1874 carriers from pub included Bloomfield on Tuesday & Friday to Botesdale.
There was previous Greyhound Inn on the other side of Tavern Street which closed in about 1799.
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information by Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published in 2009)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.