Photo of Lord Raglan

grid reference TM 173 448

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last updated 25/01/2020

Ipswich Lord Raglan

also traded as as: St Stephen

historical closure era: mid 20th century

closed March 23rd, 1964

last owner Tolly Cobbold

208 Woodbridge Rd

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The former Lord Raglan is now residential. It appears on the 1883 OS map as the St Stephen PH.

In 1891-92 Whites Directory at 208 Woodbridge road a baker is listed under name of John Jennings - in the 1912 and 1922 Kelly's Directories a Mrs Wallace is listed only as a shopkeeper; in 1933 Kelly's Directory Mrs Matilda Wallace is still only listed as a shopkeeper, so the beer house may have been closed during most (all?) of this time?

According to the Ipswich licensing records (1962-1977), the Lord Raglan was by then licensed for off-sales only. Presumably it must have converted from on to off sales some time before?

In the picture gallery are two pictures sent to us by the current owner who says "the property is listed as having been a baker's and the baker's oven is still present in my living room! I attach a photo showing the iron strips that are the supports to the oven on the outside of the building, and a photo of the interior - one big oven door with an open fireplace below, and two smaller oven doors at the side."

My Great Grandmother Matilda Martin (later Wallace) ran the Bull & Dog in Fore Street in the late 1800s. When she re-married the family moved to the Lord Raglan on Woodbridge Road where she lived until the mid 1930s. from John Martin

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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)