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Ipswich Eclipse Inn


closed January 13th, 1923

last owner catchpoles

17 Orwell Place

grid reference TM 166 443

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listed building grade II

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last updated 03/08/2015

Also Listed at Upper Orwell st. The building is thought to date from the 17th century.

Closure date recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.

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


A champion racehorse of same name, born during a full eclipse in 1764, was reputedly unbeaten during its entire career and without ever being spurred or whipped, and also ensipred the popular phrase at the time "Eclipse first and the rest nowhere". See here.