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Stowmarket Barge

Stowmarket Barge

West, 52.18934,0.99739

closed 1909

opened 1805

18 Stowupland St

grid reference TM 049 587

It's shown (though not named) on this OS town plan of 1885 (larger map).

old OS map

4d could get a pie, a pint and a thick ear at The Bargea local saying in 1900

The Barge was located very close to Ipswich Navigation (river Gipping) which opened in 1793.

The building now houses a Ladies' hairdresser.

(information supplied from Neil Langridge)

It was owned by John Aldrich before 1805. After 1805 it was owned by John Cobbold's brewery.

Map

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)

(detailed information by Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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