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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 08/01/2019
Ipswich Alma Innhistorical era: mid 20th century
closed 1966 (july)
Chenery Street ran north from Crown Street, roughly where Crown Pools now stand.
The 1909 Ipswich Rates book records that it stop being a beer house in 1900s but continued to be used for off-sales.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
The Alma is a river on the Crimea peninsular in the Ukraine. The first battle of the Crimea war between Russian soldiers and a successful, but unusually united, combined British and French force was fought here on the 20th September 1854. The Russian counter-attack one month later was at Balaclava which is today better remembered for one of the British cavalry's most famous heroic disasters.