Hadleigh Alma

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed 1897

43 High St

grid reference TM 026 424

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 19/09/2017

Owners Daniels brewery offered this license to be surrendered in 1897 so that Three Tuns could be opened 7 days a week***.

Comparing modern and old maps, it seems the original building has been demolished and the building on site now is more modern.

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

(pub location & census data supplied by Roy Welham)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic information from Bob Mitchell)


The Alma is a river on the Crimea peninsular in the Ukraine. The first battle of the Crimea war between Russian soldiers and a successful, but unusually united, combined British and French force was fought here on the 20th September 1854. The Russian counter-attack one month later was at Balaclava which is today better remembered for one of the British cavalry's most famous heroic disasters.