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Photo of Saracen's Head

grid reference TM 166 447

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listed building grade II


CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.


last updated 25/06/2018

Ipswich Saracen's Head

historical era: mid 20th century

opened 17th century

closed October 30th, 1960

23 St Margaret's Green

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Occupying a prominent position on St Margaret's Green, this was one of Ipswich's most ancient inns; one of only 24 listed in a town assessment of 1689. It now houses a business centre.

It's also been listed at Soane Street.

The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map


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

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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.