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Important Covid information

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.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich Black Horse

Ipswich Black Horse

Real Ale is sold here.

29 Black Horse Ln, IP1 2EF

grid reference TM 160 445

opened approx. 1689

owner/operator: Ei Group

(01473) 214741

(01473) 214741

The pub offers gaming areas and various seating areas including an outside patio. There's often live music at weekends.

Under new management as of August 2020, so details may have changed.

Although the building has been a pub "only" since about 1689, it was standing for some time before that; historians believe that Thomas Wolsey was possibly born here in approximately 1473.

It is believed to be the oldest pub of this name in East Anglia.

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Facilities

Facilities

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)

(information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(**** information supplied by Neil Langridge)

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