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last updated 21/09/2017
Ipswich Three Swans Inn
also traded as as: 4 Swanshistorical era: mid 20th century
closed December 16th, 1962
last owner cobbold
83-85 Princes St
The pub stood on the corner of Princes Street and Cecilia Street; the latter being somewhat foreshortened today. It has been demolished.
After closure, the license seems to have been transferred to the Sporting Farmer (later the Drum & Monkey).
In 1865 this pub was listed at 1 New Station Road. It's also listed at New Friars Road and 65 Princes Street (1881).
It's shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
(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)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.