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The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

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Felixstowe Bath Hotel Tap

Felixstowe Bath Hotel Tap

Closed between 1903 and 1926?

Bath Hill

grid reference TM 309 346

There is a reference to the (Bath) "Tap" as being a detached wooden building on the beach run by a Mr & Mrs Gee in September, 1854.Inns of the Suffolk Coast, Leonard P Thompson, 1969

A public House appears on the 1903 OS map at this location - it's assumed to have been the Bath Hotel Tap; if you can confirm or refute this, please let us know. This building isn't shown as a pub by the 1926 sheet so presumably closed before that year.

The 1881 census records this as the Hotel Tap, but the preceding entry is the Bath Hotel.

The pub is shown (we think) here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century (interactive map), immediately to the south of the Bath Hotel.

old OS map

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

(** historic book information from Bob Mitchell)

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

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