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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 30/12/2019

Ipswich Joiners Arms

historical closure era: mid 20th century

closed 1957 (21 nov)

4 Castle St

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Castle St was roughly where the New Wolsey Theatre now stands. The Ipswich licensing records and Rate books show that although listed as a beerhouse, it was only licensed for off-sales.

Demolished as part of the Civic drive development.

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)


The Company of Joiners were granted a coat of arms in 1571. Traditionally they were usually employed in producing more ornamental work than carpenters.