Ipswich Duke of Kenthistorical era: mid 20th century
closed November 7th, 1965
last owner Tolly Cobbold
10 Upper Orwell St
grid reference TM 167 445Something 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 02/10/2016
After closure, this distinctive pub building was used for many years as a Co-Op Funeral parlour, but has lain empty for some time now.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Oct 1850 states :
To be let, a small public house, the Duke of Kent, situated in Upper Orwell Street, with a stable and convenient enclosed yard, adapted for a person keeping horses, Cabs, and Gigs to let.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)