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Ipswich Horse & Groom

Ipswich Horse & Groom

closed May 2012

104 Woodbridge Rd, IP4 2NL

grid reference TM 169 446

The Horse & Groom reopened in September 2008 after a year of being closed and boarded up. It closed again in May 2012. In February 2013 it was noticed that all signage had been removed and work was started on converting the pub to residential use.

The pub was originally converted from a pair of cottages.

In more recent times it was a single long narrow single bar divided only by the fireplace.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in July 1890 states that : The estate of the late Mr Owen Ridley, a brewer of Ipswich was submitted to public competition on Wednesday 2nd July 1890 and includes the following public house details:

the Horse and Groom, Woodbridge Road, let at £18 per annum (freehold)

eventually bought by the bid of Messrs…

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)

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

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