Ipswich Elephant & Castle summary from Suffolk Camra
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Ipswich Elephant & Castle

  • 5 Handford Rd
closed 1920-1970
  • closed March 28th, 1960 (1960 circa)
  • last owner Ind Coope
Overview
Historical info
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

Closure date from the Ipswich licensing records.

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


Note

An elephant & castle has appeared in the crest of the Cutlers Company since 1622. Ivory was then used to create knife handles. Some claim that the name derives from "Infanta of Castile" a reference to Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I.