Photo of Norfolk Hotel

Ipswich Norfolk Hotel

also traded as as: Norfolk Inn,

historical era: mid 20th century

opened 1854 circa

closed July 1958

last owner tollemache

175 Princes St

grid reference TM 158 440

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last updated 17/07/2015


Stood on the corner of Quadling Street (Town centre side).

(information from Rod Cross)

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 10 Jun in 1854 states that :

Peremptory sale by order of the Mortgagee - a newly-erected Brick-built & slated Dwelling House, with walled-in yard & workshop, in the occupation of Mr John JARVIS, known as the Norfolk Hotel, Quadling Street, Ipswich.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 12 Apr in 1854 states that :

Auction of leasehold property in St Peter's, Ipswich - Three brick-built-and-slated Messuages, situate in the New Friars' Road, one of which is in the occupation of Mr John JARVIS, Beerseller & Glazier, the other two are unoccupied.

An advert in the The Bury and Norwich Post*** on Tue 13 March 1866 lists this pub as part of the sale of Stonham Brewery together with 26 other premises.

A report in the Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald** on 19 Jun in 1883 states that :

Reference to the theft of 3 billiard balls from the Norfolk Hotel, Ipswich, the property of Mr TIDMAN. As the prisoner had also stolen billiard balls in Lowestoft, he was imprisoned for 1 month.

Listed as the Norfolk Inn by 1928.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historical details supplied by Neil Langridge)