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Stowmarket Rose


opened 1645 circa

closed March 6th, 1958

last owner Cobbold's

5 Buttermarket

grid reference TM 048 586

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 18/08/2015

There used to be a date on the wall of the building "1461"

In 1874 Ryall provided carrier services from pub to Bury on Mon, Wed & Fri and to Ipswich on Tue & Fri.

Closed in 1958, when the license was transferred to the Woodbridge Warwick (now George).

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** in Feb 1880 states that : Died on the 14th at the Rose Inn, Sarah May, the daughter of James and Harriet Dawes, aged 4 years 8 months.

Also listed at Cheapside in 1855 - 1900

First recorded mention of The Rose in 1645 when it was owned by Robert Brasier.

Bought by Cobbold brewery in 1862 for £960

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

(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)