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.
also traded as Ordnance Arms, Grange
closed September 2014.
last owner/operator: Punch
1 Undercliff Rd West, IP11 2AN
grid reference TM 296 341
The Ordnance was a large, wood panelled bar with numerous letting rooms.
It was demolished in September/October 2014 to make way for a hotel.
The pub can be seen on this old OS map from about 1902 (larger map)
R Nauton, Ordanance Hotel, Fort Road, Felixstowe beach, begs respectfully to inform his friends and the public that he has taken the above Hotel, and trusts by strict attention and moderate charges to obtain the patronage of ladies and gentlemen, as lodgers or daily visitors, at the favourite watering place of Felixstowe. Fine old wines and spirits, East India and Scotch ales, Dublin stout, in bottles and on draught, of the very best quality. Families supplied on reasonable terms, good stabling and lock up coach houses.Ipswich Journal, June 1855**
Maria PAYNE has taken the Ordnance Hotel, Fort Road, Felixstowe.Ipswich Journal, July 3rd 1858***
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Ordnance's license was issued in 1856.
Listed in 1874 as being in Walton.…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic book information from Bob Mitchell)