Woodbridge Half Moon
previously known as: Half Moon & Starhistorical era: Victorian or Edwardian
closed July 16th, 1909
45 Cumberland St
grid reference TM 270 488Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
listed building grade II
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 10/04/2016
Now a private residence. The building dates from the 17th century.
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Half Moon & Star's beerhouse license was issued in 1853.
The license renewal was refused in 1909.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in May 1870 states that :
To be sold by auction, as directed by the mortgagee, a dwelling house with long established and well accustomed bake office and general shop; adjoining and forming part of the same is the Half Moon and Star beer house, situated in Cumberland Street, Woodbridge, with a double frontage of 101ft, in the occupation of Mr William Daniels. Copyhold of the manor of Woodbridge Hasketon, quit rent 8d and land tax of 9s 2d.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from the Woodbridge licensing records.
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)