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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich Blue Post

Ipswich Blue Post

also traded as Old Blue Posts, New Blue Posts

Closed about 1828

284 Woodbridge Rd

grid reference TM 178 451

The Blue Post was mentioned in a book called "A Brief History of St.John's Parish Ipswich" by Kenneth H. Brown. It's now been converted to a pair of half timbered cottages.

(Information from Mary Pereira)

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Historical interest

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Footnote

Blue posts were often used as an easy means of building identification before street numbering systems became widespread in usage during the 18th cent.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** information supplied by Neil Langridge)

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