Ipswich Coffee House

Ipswich Coffee House

also traded as Selsby’s Coffee house


Closed: before 1840


To be sold by auction on the premises on Tue 21st Nov at about 6 o clock in evening. That well situated and good accustomed house known by name of Selsby’s Coffee house in the Buttermarket, Ipswich, now in his occupation as tenant at will. The premises are all freehold and well supplied with cock water. Ipswich Journal, 9 Nov 1782
Auction of that long established & good accustom'd Inn, known as the Coffee House, in the Buttermarket, Ipswich, now in the occupation of Mr Jacob CHAPMAN.Ipswich Journal, February 14th 1801***
George Cook placed a notice in the Ipswich Journal of March 1805, that he had moved his Hat Manufactory from the Spread Eagle to the Coffee House in the Buttermarket, Ipswich, where intended to sell hats of every description…



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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)