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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 Griffin Inn

Ipswich Griffin Inn

also traded as Griffen

closed 5th April 1951

last owner/operator: cobbold

160 New Cut West

grid reference TM 167 434

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.

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.

(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)

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