Ipswich Blue Post
also traded as as: Old Blue Posts, New Blue Postshistorical era: ancient
closed 1828 circa
284 Woodbridge Rd
grid reference TM 178 451Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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last updated 30/12/2016
The Blue Post was mentioned in a book called "A Brief History of St.John's Parish Ipswich" by Kenneth H. Brown. It's now been converted to a pair of half timbered cottages.
(Information from Mary Pereira)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** information supplied by Neil Langridge)
Blue posts were often used as an easy means of building identification before street numbering systems became widespread in usage during the 18th cent.