Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. 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 be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich Ship

Ipswich Ship

Closed before 1840

St Matthew's Parish

To be sold, the Ship in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich, an ancient and well accustom'd Inn, with a Brewhouse, Stable, Cock Water and other Conveniences, also a Messuage or Tenement adjoining to the same, the whole Freehold and in good Repair. Enquire of Mr Othniel Smith, next door to the Ship aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, November 24th 1753***
A malicious report of Smallpox at John Baxter's House, the Ship, in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, May 25th 1754***
To be sold, a good Freehold House, in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich, being the Sign of the Ship, now in the Occupation of John Baker; containing a Kitchen, three Parlours, good Chambers, a good Brewhouse, large Yard, and three Stables, with good Water, and a Cock adjoining to it; in good Repair, and lett at £15 a Year…



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