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Ipswich Bull's Head

Ipswich Bull's Head

also traded as Old Bull's Head

North East, 52.05535,1.15927

closed 31st August 1958

last owner/operator: tollemache

Orwell Place

grid reference TM 166 443

The pub is shown on this OS town plan from about 1880 (larger map).

old OS map

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.





Historical interest

Historical interest




(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 )

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.