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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 Eclipse Inn

Ipswich Eclipse Inn

closed 13th January 1923

last owner/operator: Catchpole & Co

17 Orwell Place

grid reference TM 166 443

The Eclipse is also Listed at Upper Orwell Street. The building is thought to date from the 17th century.

The pub's closure date was recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.

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Footnote

A champion racehorse of same name, born during a full eclipse in 1764, was reputedly unbeaten during its entire career and without ever being spurred or whipped, and also ensipred the popular phrase at the time "Eclipse first and the rest nowhere". See here.

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

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