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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. 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 have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich Cow & Gate

Ipswich Cow & Gate

Closed about 1881

opened about 1741

1 Key St

grid reference TM 165 440

These premises were listed in the 1844 White's Suffolk Trades Directory with carriers operating from the inn to Botesdale, Brundish, Cockfield, Eye, Lavenham, Mendlesham, Norwich, Stradbroke, Woolpit.

The Cow & Gate can be seen here on an 1881 map

as seen on an 1881 map

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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)

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

(** information supplied by Neil Langridge)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(****historical information from Bob Hall)

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