Ipswich Sorrel Horse
previously known as Sorrell Horse
121 Fore St
grid reference TM 169 441
listed building grade II
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last updated 30/01/2015
Now residential & offices.
Very old photographs show that the pub had a single-storey frontage onto Fore Street, but this has been either rebuilt or remodelled since.
As shown on an 1881 map
The 1963-1977 Ipswich licensing records show that the Sorrel Horse was open at least as late as 1977.
This premises was listed in the 1844 White's Suffolk Trades Directory with carriers operating from the inn to Fakenham, Felixstowe, Kirton, Levington, Walton.
The building dates from the 17th century, though it was much altered in the 18th.
(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)