Photo of Thomas Eldred

grid reference TM 149 469

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last updated 25/01/2020

Ipswich Thomas Eldred

historical closure era: 21st century

opened 1953

closed January 2012

97 Cedarcroft Rd, IP1 6BG

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This was a popular, lively estate-based sports pub, built when adjacent estate was built.

Closed mid-January 2012 and was demolished in April to allow the site to be redeveloped.

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

Opening date from Alfred Hedges' book, "Inns and Inn Signs of Norfolk and Suffolk".


Thomas Eldred was an Ipswich merchant and mariner who sailed with Thomas Cavendish (also of Suffolk) on the second English circumnavigation of the globe in the ship Desire between 1586-88.