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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Ipswich Garland

Ipswich Garland

also traded as Greyhound

closed January 2014.

115 Humber Doucy Ln, IP4 3NU

grid reference TM 195 457

The Garland closed in January 2014. In September 2014, permission to convert the building from a pub to financial services offices was granted, though when visited in April 2015 it appeared to have a conservatory company in it.

The building was demolished at the end of June 2016 and the site was redeveloped into housing.

Originally located just outside Rushmere village and a long way from Ipswich, it was popular in more recent years as an estate pub on the outskirts of the ever expanding Ipswich, with food and live sport on TV.

The Greyhound (its earlier name) pub is sometimes recorded as being located in the parish of Rushmere St Andrew, where it was until boundary changes after the Great War put it in Ipswich.…

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Footnote

In the days when most publicans brewed their own ale, each brew had to be approved by the official ale-connors. To let them know a new brew awaited their testing, an ale garland would be hung out.

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

Thanks to Len Woolf for helping tie the Greyhound and Garland together.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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