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Photo of Duke of Kent

grid reference TM 167 445

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 09/11/2017

Ipswich Duke of Kent

historical era: mid 20th century

closed November 7th, 1965

last owner Tolly Cobbold

10 Upper Orwell St

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Building pictured was constructed in about 1903 to replace an earlier pub of same name. Earlier building was called Joiners Arms before 1845.

After closure, this distinctive pub building was used for many years as a Co-Op Funeral parlour, but now used for retail.

To be let, a small public house, the Duke of Kent, situated in Upper Orwell Street, with a stable and convenient enclosed yard, adapted for a person keeping horses, Cabs, and Gigs to let.Ipswich Journal, October 1850**

The pub is shown (though 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)

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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