3 Bridge St
grid reference TM 421 910
A pub assumed to have been the Hermitage is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map
The Hermitage was demolished and replaced with a new house.
Charles Oxborough, alias Barnaby, was charged by Robert David Kent, landlord of the Hermitage, with having unlawfully broken four squares of glass. The defendant said he had thrown the stone by accident, the bench thought there was no proof of malicious intent, and accordingly dismissed the case. Ipswich Journal, May 1870**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Thanks to Daryl Ling for documents giving this pub's correct closure date.
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.