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Ipswich Two Necked Swan



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St Margaret's St


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last updated 12/04/2015

This was one of Ipswich's most ancient inns; one of only 24 listed in a town assessment of 1689.

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 07 July 1739 states :

To be lett, the Two Neck'd Swan in St Margaret's Parish, a well-accustom'd Inn, with the Furniture and Brewing-Office. Enquire of the Widow Stephenson at the above-said House.

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 10 Jan 1741 states :

Thomas Daniel, at the Two Neck'd Swan in St Margaret's Parish, Ipswich being in an ill State of Health, is determined to quit the House and the Business.
(The edition dated 14th Feb reported that Thomas Daniel was since deceased)

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 15 Jan 1743 states :

To be lett, the Two Neck'd Swan, a well accustom'd Inn in St Margaret's Parish, Ipswich with good Stables, Cellars, Brewhouse and all other Conveniences of an Inn, with or without seven Acres of Land thereto

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 14 Apr 1744 states :

To be lett, the Two Neck'd Swan in St Margaret's Parish, Ipswich, now in the Occupation of John Osborn. All the Household Goods, the Stock of Beer, and the Utensils are to be Sold.

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 31 Aug 1745 states :

To be lett, the Two Neck'd Swan in St Margaret's Parish, Ipswich. Enquire of Mr Robert Singleton, Brewer, in Ipswich


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

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)