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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 25/01/2020
Ipswich Griffin Inn
also traded as as: Griffenhistorical closure era: mid 20th century
closed April 5th, 1951
last owner cobbold
160 New Cut West
The Griffin Inn stood on the corner of New Cut West and Bath Street. It was demolished so that Ransomes and Rapier could expand their works site.
The inn is also listed at Black Wall, New Bank (1844), Steam Packet Wharf (1855), Griffin Wharf (1865+1869) and New Foundry (1871).
It's shown here on the OS 1883 town plan.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(census information from Dudley Diaper)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.