In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Ipswich Fox & Hounds
Ipswich Fox & Hounds
closed 13th June 1919
10 Tanners St
grid reference TM 159 444 (approximate location)
This was probably a later name for the Boot, in Austin Street, St Mary at the Elm civil parish. Austin Street probably became part of Tanner's Street between 1861 and 1874.
The Fox & Hounds has also been variously listed in Austin Street (St Mary at the Elm parish), at 27 Tanner's Lane (in 1865), at 37 Tanner's Lane (in 1888), at 29 Tanner's Lane (1874 & 1891) and also at 118 Tanner's Lane. The 1909 Ipswich Rate book lists it at number ten Tanner's Street.
Tanner's Lane ran roughly where the stretch of Civic Drive between Handford Road and Princes Street now runs, with Tanners Street running east to Curriers Lane.
The pub's closure date was recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923 (the month is uncertain as the handwriting's not very good).…
Auction of Lot 1, A substantially newly-erected brick & slate premises, known as the "Boot Beer House", now in full trade, having a frontage in Austin Street & Curriers' Arms Lane, Ipswich, now in the occupation of Mr GREEN, Grocer & Tea Dealer on Lease for 7 years, at twelve pounds per annum, comprising a roomy shop, parlour & back kitchen, 3 bed chambers & cellar (subsequent 5 lots were properties No.2 - 9, Austin Street & formed, together with the Boot, the entire street in St Mary at the Elms, Ipswich) Freehold & Land Tax redeemed.Ipswich Journal, October 7th 1848**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(Information from Miranda Cook)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(information from Dudley Diaper)