Ipswich Royal William
previously known as Hoofers
141 London Rd
grid reference TM 151 445
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 26/08/2015
Demolished for a new retail shop together with neighbouring Ipswich Arms in 1999.
The name is believed to refer to William IV - but that is unlikely as the pub clearly predates this king renoun for his extravagant lifestyle.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)