Ipswich Heart of Oakhistorical era: Victorian / Edwardian
32 Duke St
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 24/09/2016
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)