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Ipswich Alma Inn



closed

closed 1966 (july)

Chenery St


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last updated 19/10/2013

Chenery St. ran north from Crown St. roughly where Crown Pools now stand.

The 1909 Ipswich Rates book records that despite its name, the Alma Inn was actually a beerhouse that was only licensed for off-sales.


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


Note

The Alma is a river on the Crimea peninsular in the Ukraine. The first battle of the Crimea war between Russian soldiers and a successful, but unusually united, combined British and French force was fought here on the 20th September 1854. The Russian counter-attack one month later was at Balaclava which is today better remembered for one of the British cavalry's most famous heroic disasters.