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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

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

Ipswich Bull's Head

Ipswich Bull's Head

also traded as Old Bull's Head

closed 31st August 1958

last owner/operator: tollemache

Orwell Place

grid reference TM 166 443

The building is thought to date from the 17th century.

The Bull's Head is also listed at Orwell Place (in 1839, 1865, 1891 & 1932).

After closure it became a part of "Martin & Newby" a popular hardware shop for many years.

The pub is shown on this OS town plan of 1884.

old OS map

Map

map

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** historical information from Bob Hall)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com )

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