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Photo of Alma

grid reference TM 206 379

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Pin Mill is part of the Chelmondiston parish


CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.


last updated 18/09/2017

Pin Mill Alma

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed between 1904 and 1905

Pin Mill Rd

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The Alma appears on OS maps at least as late as 1904, but has gone by the 1926 sheet. The 1910 Rates book records it as "Alma House" and a photograph of 1905 shows a sign with that name, so evidently it had closed by then. It's now rented out as a holiday cottage.

It can be seen 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)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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


Note

The Alma is a river on the Crimea peninsular in the Ukraine. The first battle of the Crimea war between Russian soldiers and a successful, but unusually united, combined British and French force was fought here on the 20th September 1854. The Russian counter-attack one month later was at Balaclava which is today better remembered for one of the British cavalry's most famous heroic disasters.