Ipswich Grand Hotel
previously known as Bee Hive
late 20th century
last updated 09/11/2014
Sometimes listed at Old Butter market.
The Bee Hive Tap is listed next door until at least 1871.
The Bee Hive closed in 1890s and a new pub of same name opened at Majors Corner in about 1900.
The Grand hotel seems to have run from about 1900 onwards until eventually being converted into shops. According to the most up-to-date available Ipswich licensing records, it was open at least as late as 1977. Though curiously, the 1909 Ipswich Rates book has it marked "late", implying that it closed some time in the subsequent couple of decades.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(census information from Dudley Diaper)
(** information from Stuart Ansell)