Ipswich Royal George summary from Suffolk Camra
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Ipswich Royal George

  • Colchester Rd
  • IP4 4SR
  • 01473 726045ring now
  • grid reference TM 182 459
  • opened 1930s
  • owner Flaming Grill pub company
no real ale
  • restaurant
Beer served through handpullsLunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional separate public barchildren-welcomePub is accessible to disabled customersBus stopstation within five milesCar park

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


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Once known as a "Tolly Folly". In the 1930s the Tollemache brewery underwent a large expansion, first taking over the Cambridge Star Brewery and then building a number of vast mock-baronial estate pubs, mostly in Ipswich. The ornate style, and the scale of the expansion, led to these new buildings being known as the Tolly Follies. They were losely based on the design of the Tollemache stately home, Helmingham Hall.

Helmingham Hall is a moated manor house in Helmingham. It was begun by John Tollemache in 1480 and has been owned by the Tollemache family ever since. The house is built around a courtyard in typical late medieval/Tudor style. It is not open to the public.