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Ipswich Heathlands

Ipswich Heathlands

also traded as Asylum Arms

South West, 52.052,1.18901

closed May 2013

opened Victorian

Foxhall Rd, IP3 8LJ

grid reference TM 187 440

The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

This was a popular pub with a sports theme and Sky TV.

In earlier times it was called the asylum arms, in a nod to the nearby borough asylum.

It closed late in May 2013; being converted into yet another Tesco that summer.

Map

map

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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)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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