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Ipswich Bull



closed
mid 20th century

closed September 30th, 1961

last owner Cobbold's

35 Key St

grid reference TM 166 441


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listed building grade II


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last updated 30/01/2015

Now a shop and residential.

The timber frame of the building dates from the 16th century, though the brick fronting is from the 19th. It was one of Ipswich's most ancient inns; one of only 24 listed in a town assessment of 1689.

This premises was listed in the 1844 White's Suffolk Trades Directory with carriers operating from the inn to Debenham, Gislingham, Halesworth, Stradbroke


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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(information from Dudley Diaper)

(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)