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grid reference TM 170 443

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 14/09/2017

Ipswich John Barleycorn

historical era: mid 20th century

closed March 17th, 1958

last owner tollemache

101 Woodhouse St

Overview | Historical info | Public transport | Map

The pub is also listed at 73 Woodhouse Street (before 1904), 9 New Victoria Street (in 1871) and Pottery Street. The 1883 OS map places it on the north-west corner of the junction between Woodhouse Street and Dove Lane. It was closed in 1958 as part of a long-standing scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses.

It's shown on this OS town plan of 1883.

old OS map


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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


Note

John Barleycorn is usually a jocular reference to beer or ale or malt liquor and often used in verse - historically associations would be of "noble blood", usually a supporter of the crown and other traditional values.