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Ipswich Paddy McGinty's

previously known as Halbert, Halberd, PJ McGinty



Real Ale

15 Northgate St, IP1 3BY

01473 251515

grid reference TM 164 447

opened (rebuilt in 1923)

Irish bar

(details under review)


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regular real ales

adnams bitter & broadside


listed building grade II


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Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
last updated 23/03/2015

Now a single, split level single bar with a strong Irish theme and an interesting collection of bric-a-brack. Can be busy at weekends.

The building is thought to date from the 17th century, though it was re-fronted in the 19th. It's said that the cellar contains a bricked-up entrance to a maze of tunnels.

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station 0.9 mile away Railway station about 0.9 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

Regular live music Regular live music

Outside shelter for smokers Outside shelter for smokers


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

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


Note

A halberd is a combination of spear and axe with a shaft about 2m long. Halberdiers were body guards to Tudor monarchs and they are still used ceremonially by Yeoman of the Guard.