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Ipswich Great Eastern Railway Hotel

previously known as Great Eastern Railway Tavern, GER



closed

closed July 18th, 1908

81 Commercial Rd

grid reference TM 160 440


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last updated 01/01/2015

Demolished.

Stood at the east side of the junction between Commercial Road and Wolsey Street.

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)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


Note

The Eastern Union Railway was opened for public passenger traffic in June 1846 from an end-on junction with the Eastern Counties Railway at Colchester to a terminus at Ipswich which now forms part of the Great Eastern Main Line. A connecting line to Bury St Edmunds opened in December 1846. Ipswich station then moved to the site of present station after the connecting tunnel was completed. The company became a constituent of the Great Eastern Railway in 1862.