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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Ipswich Wellington Inn

Ipswich Wellington Inn

Closed 1875 circa.

38 Carr St

grid reference TM 165 445

The Wellington Inn* had a central arched passageway through to the yard at the rear of the premises, as shown in a photograph in "People & Places (A Pictorial History)" by the Ipswich & Norwich Society (2000) on page 14, and on the OS Map of 1883.

The Wellington Inn* was purchased in 1875 as a replacement for the original Co-Op that was located at No 34 Carr st, (now used as a furnishings shop). The inn was used for a while (particularly the meeting rooms away from the retail frontage) but was demolished prior to 1886 when the new Co-Op Central Premises (Drapery Store) opened.

This may have been another name for the Duke of Wellington.

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

(* many thanks to John Norman, Chairman of The Ipswich Society, for his clarification of the location and fate of this building)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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