The Ferry Boat Inn

feb 22_20160222_0024

feb 22_20160222_0031

There’s been a public house on this site since the 1820s, and it was first known as the Ferry Boat in 1925. From the 1970s onwards, the pub used to put on live music, where many local bands with varying degrees of talent would play. Unfortunately, residents in the new developments nearby complained about the levels of noise, and that, combined with crippling financial difficulties, caused the pub to close in 2006. It has been empty ever since.
One of the later landlords of the pub is serving a life sentence for the murders of five prostitutes in Ipswich.

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s