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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now reopened. The rest of our pubs will be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich Blue Anchor Inn

Ipswich Blue Anchor Inn

closed 3rd March 1915

last owner/operator: catchpoles

26-28 Lower Orwell St

grid reference TM 166 442 (approximate location)

The closure date for the Blue Anchor was recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923. It's since been demolished.

The pub may also be listed as just the Anchor.

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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Footnote

Blue is a heraldic colour of hope. The spare anchor at sea was often known as the hope anchor. "Anker" can also relate to a measurement of 8.5 gallons.

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

(1891 Census data from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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