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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 10/12/2016
Darsham Stradbroke Arms
also traded as as: Stationhistorical era: late 20th century
opened 1860 circa
Historically listed as a hotel & posting house. Now a café.
May also be listed at Turnpike.
On June 1st 1859, the East Suffolk Railway Line was opened from Ipswich to Great Yarmouth - the pub probably dates from about that time.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
The Earl of Stradbroke title was created in 1821 for John Rous, 1st Baron Rous, who had represented Suffolk as an MP in the House of Commons. He was also made Viscount Dunwich and was lord of the manor in Darsham. The Rous family seat is Henham Park near Blythburgh and is home to the Latitude Festival.