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Ipswich Little Crown and Anchor

historical era: mid 20th century

closed January 10th, 1920

last owner cobbold

11 Curve St

grid reference TM 171 444

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last updated 17/07/2015

Also listed at 1-3 Gibson Street, but the Curve Street address is what's shown in the 1909 Ipswich Rates book, so seems definitive.

Curve St is the old name for the part of Rope Walk that runs east from what remains of Regent St and curves round onto St Helen's St. Gibson St ran south from Curve St to the footpath which runs from the old Suffolk College site through to Back Hamlet.

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

On the 1871 census Samuel Gladwell (born 1837) was running the Little Crown & Anchor at 1/3 Lower Gibson Street, unfortunately he died the next year. (info from Mandy MacDonald)

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