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Duke of Sussex is another of Ipswich's long lost pubs

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 July 2018

Were you a regular punter in the 1970s?  Picture: JERRY TURNER

Were you a regular punter in the 1970s? Picture: JERRY TURNER

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If the Duke of Sussex was your local in 1974, you could be pictured in our gallery here.

Regulars enjoying a drink at the pub in 1974 Picture: JERRY TURNERRegulars enjoying a drink at the pub in 1974 Picture: JERRY TURNER

We have delved into our archives once again – this time unearthing these pictures from a night at the former Ipswich pub which once stood in Cumberland Street.

Who were pulling the pints at the Duke of Sussex, Ipswich, in 1974? Picture: JERRY TURNERWho were pulling the pints at the Duke of Sussex, Ipswich, in 1974? Picture: JERRY TURNER

These photos were taken in 1974 and show the landlord and landlady, regulars and visitors all enjoying a night at the local.

Can you spot yourself or someone you know in these pictures? Picture: JERRY TURNERCan you spot yourself or someone you know in these pictures? Picture: JERRY TURNER

The pub stood at the corner of Ann Street, and there had been a beerhouse on the site from around 1851. The pub was previously known as the Duke of Cumberland and the Cumberland Arms. By 1860 the name had changed to the Duke of Sussex.

Do you recognise any of the faces pictured here? Picture: JERRY TURNERDo you recognise any of the faces pictured here? Picture: JERRY TURNER

The building closed as a pub in 1975 and was converted to residential use to join the long list of lost pubs in Ipswich.

Can you name the gentleman in this picture?  Picture: JERRY TURNERCan you name the gentleman in this picture? Picture: JERRY TURNER

Were you a regular punter at the pub in the 1970s? Do you know who any of the people are in these pictures from our archives?

Duke of Sussex Pub in 1974 Picture: JERRY TURNERDuke of Sussex Pub in 1974 Picture: JERRY TURNER

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