Ipswich Eclipse Inn summary from Suffolk Camra
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Ipswich Eclipse Inn

  • 17 Orwell Place
  • grid reference TM 166 443
closed 1920-1970
  • closed January 13th, 1923
  • last owner catchpoles
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(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.