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Photo of Great Eastern

grid reference TM 163 434

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 10/11/2017

Ipswich Great Eastern

also traded as as: GER, Albert, Royal Albert

historical era: late 20th century

closed 1996

42-44 Croft St

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Now residential.

It was called the Royal Albert, Wherstead Road, in 1851 census and the Albert, Albert Street, in 1861 census. In both cases it was listed next to the EUR.

It has also been listed at Wolsey St.

Was owned by Stewart & Patterson for some time.

The pub is shown (but not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map


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

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.


Note

The GER was formed in 1862 by amalgamation of the Eastern Counties Railway with smaller railways: the Norfolk Railway, the Eastern Union Railway, the Newmarket and Chesterford Railway, the East Norfolk Railway, the Harwich Railway, the East Anglian Railway and the East Suffolk Railway among others.