grid reference TM 160 445
opened approx. 1689
owner Enterprise Inns
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- Mon-Thu: 1100-2300
- Fri-Sat: 1100-2400
- Sun: 1800-2200
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 05/11/2017
Ipswich Black Horse
Real Ale is available here
29 Black Horse Ln, IP1 2EF
The pub offers gaming areas and various seating areas including an outside patio.
Although the building has been a pub "only" since about 1689, it was standing for some time before that; historians believe that Thomas Wolsey was born here in approximately 1473.
It is believed to be the oldest pub of this name in East Anglia.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.6 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)
(information from Dudley Diaper)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(**** information supplied by Neil Langridge)