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Photo of Orwell Hotel

grid reference TM 167 435

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last updated 15/09/2017

Ipswich Orwell Hotel

also traded as as: Orwell Inn

historical era: mid 20th century

closed January 1961

last owner catchpole

120 New Cut West

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The 1883 OS map shows the Orwell Hotel to have stood on the north-west corner of the junction between New Cut West and Bright Street. It was closed in 1961 as part of a long-standing scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses. It's since been demolished.

It's also listed at Griffin Road (1855) and Griffin Wharf (in 1865 & 1869).

It's shown on this OS town plan of 1883.

old OS map


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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)