CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 14/01/2017
Woodbridge Rose and Crownhistorical closure era: ancient
To be sold, an ancient and well accustom'd Publick-House, known by the Name of the Rose and Crown, at Woodbridge, now in the Occupation of Charles Rust, consisting of three lower Rooms, three Chambers, a Brewhouse, a Stable fit for six Horses, with a large Orchard thereto adjoining, at the Yearly Rent of £6, also a Tenement thereto adjoining, now in the Occupation of James Cuthbert, at the Yearly Rent of 40 shillings, all Copyhold. Enquire of Mr Samuel Smith, Peruke Maker in Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, November 30th 1751***
A Copyhold Messuage, or Inn, call'd the Rose and Crown, in the Occupation of Mrs. Elizabeth Rust, and a Tenement adjoining, in the Occupation of James Vale, situate in Woodbridge. Enquire of Mr. Knight of Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, August 27th 1765***
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
NOTE: A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden - this may have been an earlier structure to the current property.