Pub has reopened. Current opening times:
Food: 1200-1400, 1800-2100.
Real Ale is sold here.
High St, IP13 6EL
grid reference TM 292 527
A large two bar pub located alongside the former main road (once the A12), which has since been by-passed.
It offers a range of quality beers and food.
The Crown was originally built as a farmhouse in the 17th century.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Accommodation available
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Evening meals
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
Railway station about 1.9 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, September 15th 1739*** to Francis Shaw at the Crown in Ufford.
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, April 13th 1765*** to James Brooks at the Crown in Ufford.
a capital brewery in Ipswich with residence & inn attached and several well accustomed public houses to be sold at auction by Robert Garrod including the Crown inn, Ufford with orchards, garden and outbuilding attached.Ipswich Journal, July 9th 1842****
To be sold by auction, the Equity of Redemption (subject to a mortgage of £1000) of and in all that messuage or tenement, known as the Crown Inn, in Ufford Street, situate by the side of the high road leading from Ipswich, and Woodbridge leading to Yarmouth, with stable…
The crown is a simple sign to show loyalty to the reigning monarch and apart from the commonwealth era (1648-60) has been a pub sign for over 600 years.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** historic newspaper information from John Martin)
NOTE: A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden - this may have been an earlier structure to the current property.