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This pub dates from 1689, though the building is older. It offers gaming areas and various seating areas including an outside patio. It's believed that Cardinal Wolsey was born either here or in the Black Bell.
It is believed to be the oldest pub of this name in East Anglia.
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
last updated 07/12/2014
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)
(information from Dudley Diaper)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(**** information supplied by Neil Langridge)