Photo of Magpie Inn

grid reference TM 161 442

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last updated 25/01/2020

Ipswich Magpie Inn

historical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed January 1st, 1911

39 Wolsey St

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The name Henry Cook, who was the licensee by 1871 and until at least 1881, can be clearly seen in the photo in our gallery.

The pub's closure date is recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923. It's since been demolished.

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


The name may refer to an ancient meaning for the word magpie, "a half pint".