Photo of Ship

grid reference TM 234 390

opened 14th century

owner Adnams

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riverside bar / diner

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listed building grade II

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last updated 04/11/2019

Levington Ship

also traded as as: Old Ship

(temporarily closed)

Church Ln, IP10 0LQ

01473 659573

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An ancient smugglers' inn overlooking the River Orwell, that has been extended to the rear to provide additional seating for diners. The patio area to the front has fine views. Refurbished and re-roofed after a fire in 2003, the pub now offers high class cuisine together with gravity dispensed beers.

The building probably dates back to the 14th century.

On the morning of March 26th, the pub suffered a serious fire. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.

Update, March 27th: Adnams, who own the pub, have committed to reopening it as soon as possible. They have announced that they hope to have it open again by xmas. When it reopens, it will be leased to Deben Inns.

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)