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 Little Wonder

Ipswich Little Wonder

also traded as Alma House

closed 15th August 1908

29 & 31 Bell Ln

grid reference TM 163 437

The Little Wonder was demolished shortly after it closed. It was reportedly on the east side of Bell Lane, a short way north from the junction with Austin Street.

The closure date is recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.



Historical interest

Historical interest





Little Wonder won the Derby in 1840 at odds of 50:1 so inspired many pubs and others to adopt the same name.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)