Photo of Duke of Kent

Ipswich Duke of Kent

historical era: mid 20th century

closed November 7th, 1965

last owner Tolly Cobbold

10 Upper Orwell St

grid reference TM 167 445

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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)