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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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