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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 Wellington Inn

Ipswich Wellington Inn

Closed about 1875

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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