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Stowmarket King's Arms (Ipswich St)


opened 1660 circa

closed 1847

Ipswich St

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last updated 30/12/2014

Stood roughly where the current Thornton's and Argos stores are.

Used as a staging post for coaches in early 19th cent. Closed for conversion into retail premises (later William Turners drapery shop).

Building was demolished in 1970.

(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)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)