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Ipswich Heart of Oak

historical era: Victorian or Edwardian

32 Duke St

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 11/04/2015

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Sep 1840 states that :

To be sold by auction, Lot 7, the Heart of Oak, beer house, Duke Street, Ipswich, now let to Mr Cuthbert, at £20 per annum, where a large trade is carried on; the cottages and yard at the back, now occupied by Mullet and others; these cottages are partly damaged by the late fire, but might be put into good repair at a trifling expense.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** of August 1860 states that :

To be sold by auction: Lot 4. The old established and well accustomed Inn, with yard and premises known as the "Heart of Oak" and a dwelling house adjoining, in the occupation of George Levett.


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

(** information from Stuart Ansell)