Closed between 1920 and 1970
1-3 Market Hill
grid reference TL 784 865
The pub may also be listed in the High Street.
Two police officers went to the Eagle to arrest 4 men accused of a felonious assault on a game keeper. A fight ensued with the police officers receiving a severe beating. They called on Edgar Brooks for assistance which he ignored. The judge severely chastised him for his cowardly inaction.Ipswich Journal, March 1st 1889** (when Edgar Brooks was landlord)
In the historic picture this is shown as a Bullards pub.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1872 BSE Record Office details from Ken Griffin)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.