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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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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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