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Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

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

Historical interest

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Landlords

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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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