Photo of Brickmakers Arms (Seckford St)

grid reference TM 264 491

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listed building grade II

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Woodbridge Brickmakers Arms (Seckford St)

also traded as as: West End Retreat, Half Way House

historical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian

opened 1863?

closed July 16th, 1909

77 Seckford St

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Now a private residence, the pub was built late in the 18th century.

It reportedly stood "opposite the vicarage"; our photo and map location show what we think was the pub - if you can confirm or refute this, please let us know.

The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Brickmakers Arms' beerhouse license was issued in 1863. License renewal was refused in 1909.

An earlier Brickmakers Arms's beerhouse was located nearby at Drybridge Hill corner.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Closure date from Woodbridge licensing records.