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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 16/05/2018

Ipswich Admirals Head

also traded as as: Admiral Vernon's Head

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

opened 1740s circa

closed 1898

2 & 4 St Margaret's St

Overview | Historical info | Public transport | Map

The pub's name probably refers to Admiral Vernon; resident of Nacton and victor in the 1739 Battle of Portobello.

These premises were listed in the 1844 White's Directory with carriers then operating from the inn to Woodbridge.

After closure it was used as an antique shop for several years.

Long-demolished; it can be seen on this OS town plan of 1883.

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)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)