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Ipswich Bee Hive Tap

Ipswich Bee Hive Tap

also traded as Beehive

North, 52.05703,1.15404

Closed: 1893

18-20 Buttermarket

grid reference TM 163 445

The pub is shown on this OS town plan from about 1880 (larger map).

old OS map

This building appears on the 1883 OS map as "Beehive". The Bee Hive hotel was advertised for sale in 1893. Subsequently demolished and the Grand Hotel was built before 1901.

The Bee Hive Tap is listed at the next lower even number to 16 (Bee Hive, later Grand Hotel) until at least 1871. It appears to have closed by 1881.

The building dates from the early 19th century.





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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