Memories of the Lord Nelson Pub in 1974

At the bar at the Lord Nelson pub in 1974

At the bar at the Lord Nelson pub in 1974

Are you pictured in this gallery from a night at Lord Nelson pub in Ipswich over 40 years ago?

These pictures were taken inside the pub in 1974

These pictures were taken inside the pub in 1974

The Lord Nelson pub in Ipswich will evoke fond memories for many. These pictures were captured on a evening at the pub in 1974.

Can you name these two gentleman from the Lord Nelson pub in 1974? Picture: ARCHANT

Can you name these two gentleman from the Lord Nelson pub in 1974? Picture: ARCHANT

Situated in Fore Street, the sites building dates from the 17th century and the pub was originally called Noah’s Ark.

Do you know the chef at the Lord Nelson pub in 1974?Picture: ARCHANT

Do you know the chef at the Lord Nelson pub in 1974?Picture: ARCHANT

The name changed to Lord Nelson in 1805 when Admiral Nelson was appointed High Steward of Ipswich.

Lord Nelson pub in 1974. Picture: ARCHANT

Lord Nelson pub in 1974. Picture: ARCHANT

Purchased by Adnams & Co in 1989 from Tolly Cobbold, it underwent a complete refurbishment in 1996.

Still open today, the pub was taken over by new managers in 2017, and has a food menu, courtyard garden, and Sunday roast dinners.

Were you a regular punter at the pub in the 1970s? Or is it your local now?

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