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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 Orwell Inn

Ipswich Orwell Inn

closed 1961

62 Lower Orwell St

grid reference TM 166 441

James Adams, keeper of the Orwell Ale-house, in Lower Orwell Street, in the parish of Saint Mary Key, appeared, and having expressed his determination to treat the Magistrates with proper respect, both in their official capacity, and as gentlemen for the future, a license was granted to him to keep the said house for the ensuing year.Licensing records in 1939

The pub has since been demolished.

The Orwell Inn may also listed at Orwell place, but this may be a different pub.

As shown on an 1881 map

as shown on an 1881 map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

(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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