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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 Unicorn

Ipswich Unicorn

closed 11th July 1977

last owner/operator: Tolly Cobbold

2-4 Orwell Place

grid reference TM 166 443

The building dates from the early-mid 19th century.

The Unicorn was formerly owned by the nearby (still standing) Catchpole Brewery. Adjacent to the hotel were houses for both the brewer and brewery employees (now converted into restaurants).

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

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)

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(** information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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

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