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Are you in our photos from Hare and Hounds pub in 1974 in Days Gone By?

PUBLISHED: 18:00 01 October 2020

Getting together with friends at the Hare and Hounds in Norwich Road, Ipswich in 1974 Picture: ARCHANT

Getting together with friends at the Hare and Hounds in Norwich Road, Ipswich in 1974 Picture: ARCHANT

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Do you remember nights out at the Hare and Hounds pub in Ipswich back in the 1970s?

Were you a regular at the Hare and Hounds in the 1970s? Picture: ARCHANTWere you a regular at the Hare and Hounds in the 1970s? Picture: ARCHANT

Today we are looking back at another of the town’s lost pubs in its heyday.

Lots of 1970s fashions in this photo of customers at the Hare and Hounds Picture: ARCHANTLots of 1970s fashions in this photo of customers at the Hare and Hounds Picture: ARCHANT

Our photographer spent an evening there in 1974 and met some of the regulars. Can you spot yourself or someone you know in our gallery?

Customers enjoying a night out at the Hare and Hounds pub in Ipswich in 1974 Picture: ARCHANTCustomers enjoying a night out at the Hare and Hounds pub in Ipswich in 1974 Picture: ARCHANT

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The Hare and Hounds was built in the 19th century and at one times the building actually contained two pubs, the other one being The Grapes.

Inside the Hare and Hounds in 1974 Picture: ARCHANTInside the Hare and Hounds in 1974 Picture: ARCHANT

It was a popular venue for football fans and had some problems over the years, featuring in the Sky One series Britain’s Toughest Pubs in 2004.

Behind the bar at the Hare and Hounds Pub in 1974 Picture: ARCHANTBehind the bar at the Hare and Hounds Pub in 1974 Picture: ARCHANT

The pub closed down for good in July 2010 and was bought by Coes, which turned it into a wedding shop.

Enjoying a drink at the Hare and Hounds pub in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANTEnjoying a drink at the Hare and Hounds pub in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT

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What are your memories of the Hare and Hounds? Email judy.rimmer@archant.co.uk or write to Judy Rimmer, Newsroom, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RS.

The Hare and Hounds pub in 1974 Picture: ARCHANTThe Hare and Hounds pub in 1974 Picture: ARCHANT

Order photos via our website or call Diane Townsend on 01603 772449.


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