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Photo of Friars Head

grid reference TM 161 444

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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 09/11/2017

Ipswich Friars Head

historical era: late 20th century

closed January 2nd, 1972

last owner Tolly Cobbold

33 Friars Rd

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Friars Road ran roughly south-south-east from where the current Willis building is, to the east end of Wolsey St. The pub stood on the eastern junction of Friars Road and Friars Street where the two met Princes Street.

Also listed (1844) as Friar's St.

A Victorian brewery was located here.

Demolished.

The pub is shown (though not named) 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)

Cosure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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