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last updated 08/02/2020

Ipswich Blue Post

also traded as as: Old Blue Posts, New Blue Posts

historical closure era: ancient

closed about 1828

284 Woodbridge Rd

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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)

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

(** information supplied by Neil Langridge)


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