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Photo of Eclipse Inn

grid reference TM 166 443

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listed building grade II


CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.


last updated 09/11/2017

Ipswich Eclipse Inn

historical era: mid 20th century

closed January 13th, 1923

last owner Catchpole & Co

17 Orwell Place

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The Eclipse is also Listed at Upper Orwell Street. The building is thought to date from the 17th century.

The pub's closure date was recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.


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


Note

A champion racehorse of same name, born during a full eclipse in 1764, was reputedly unbeaten during its entire career and without ever being spurred or whipped, and also ensipred the popular phrase at the time "Eclipse first and the rest nowhere". See here.