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Ipswich Griffin Inn

also traded as as: Griffen

historical era: mid 20th century

closed April 5th, 1951

last owner cobbold

160 New Cut West

grid reference TM 167 434

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last updated 29/06/2017

The Griffin Inn stood on the corner of New Cut West and Bath Street. It has been demolished.

The inn is also listed at Black Wall, New Bank (1844), Steam Packet Wharf (1855), Griffin Wharf (1865+1869) and New Foundry (1871).

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

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


A griffin is a fabulous monster - half eagle and half lion - popular in heraldry and often spelt griffon or gryphon.