Dated buildings and structures
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Christchurch motto
Dates are painted, carved and moulded on buildings and structures all over the town. This page aims to list those on the site chronologically in one place.

'1549' Christchurch Mansion (front elevation)
'1550' Christchurch Mansion (monogrammed roundel, east elevation)
'1564'
Christchurch Mansion (roundel high on west elevation)
'1590' 4 College Street (with 'BA' merchant's mark)
'1620' Old Cattle Market
'1620' 132-4 Fore Street shop
'1623' dated bressummer beam in Ipswich Museum's store
'1631' Captains Houses, Grimwade Street
'1632'
Bolton Lane, Garratt Memorial Hall
'1636' St Helens Street
'1636' Isaac Lord house, 80 Fore Street
'1639' Neptune Inn, 86 Fore Street
'1651/1771'
dated bressummer beam from 98 Fore Street- in Ipswich Museum's store
'1665' Christchurch Park water spout
'1667' The Wrestlers, Bolton Lane
'1700' Sailor's Rest, St Peters Street
'1707' The Swan Inn, King Street
'1737'
St Margaret's Church clockface
'1760' Mrs Smith's Alms Houses, Elm Street
'1778' St Margaret's Church clockface
'1789' St Jude's Brewery
'1799' St Lawrence Church, Dial Lane, weather vane
'1817' Albion Street (now John Street)
'1830' Mile End, Handford Road
'1833' 23 Princes Street
'1834' Midland Bank, Tavern Street
'1836' Coleman Buildings, Mile End, 137 London Road
'1837' County Hall, St Helens Street
'1839'
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Rope Walk
'1849' Parade Field Terrace, 12 Belvedere Road
'1849, 1903' Ragged Boys School, Waterworks Street
'1849, 1900' Ragged Girls School, Bond Street
'1851' Kossouth Cottage, Freehold Road
'1852' Brett Fountain, Christchurch Park
'1859' East Suffolk Militia depot, Ivry Street
'1861' Tooley's Almshouse, Foundation Street
'1862' Rose Lane
'1863' Hill House, 52 Nelson Road
'1868' Henslow Terrace, 1 Henley Road
'1866' 394/6 Woodbridge Road
'1868' Henslow Terrace, 1 Henley Road
'1869' Grimwade Hall, Back Hamlet
'1869' Deans Villas, 113 Felixstowe Road
'1869, ITT1H' 130 Lacey Street
'1869, 1870' F.L.S. houses (Clyde, Whitethorn, Nelson's Cottages), Nelson Road
'1870' Industrial Villa, 33-35 Dillwyn Street
'1870' Santiago Villas, 31-33 Christchurch Street
'1870' Methodist Mission Room, Vernon Street
'1872' Argyle Street School
'1872' Paget Villas, 4 Paget Road
'1872' Plantation House, 11-13 Burlington Road
'1873' Spring Road Boys' School
'1873' (1897)' Martin & Newby, Fore Street
'1874' Clarkson Street Chapel
'1874, 1900' Christ Church, Tacket Street
'1875, 1890' E.Brand & Sons, Tacket Street
'1875' Grey Coat Boys' & Blue Coat Girls' School, Currier's Lane
'1876' Morpeth Villa, Alpe Street
'1876' St George's Terrace, 310-12 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1877 etc.' Alan Road Methodist Church
'1877'
Blue Gown Villas, 142 Foxhall Road
'1877' Cumberland Terrace, 21-23 Cumberland Street
'1877' Freehold Terrace A.D. 172-174 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1887' Connaught Buildings, 179 Woodbridge Road
'1878' (2002)' Co-op store, Vernon Street
'1878' Prospect Cottages, 467-469 Bramford Road
'1879' Commercial Buildings AD 1879443 Bramford Road
'1879' Orianda Terrace, 174 Foxhall Road
'1880'
Chevallier Terrace, 137-143 Felixstowe Road
'1880' Grove Cottages, The Grove
'1880' Ipswich Museum, High Street
'1880' Heron Villas F.L.S., 12 Malvern Close
'1880' 35 Warwick Road ('Nov. 12. 1880')
'1881' 398 Woodbridge Road
'1882' Devonion Cottages, 269-271 Cavendish Street
'1882' Hope House, 160 Foxhall Road
'1882' Kentish Terrace, 294? Cavendish Street
'1882' Lorrimore Villas 98-100 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1883' AD 1883,
328 Bramford Road
'1883' Ardire Villa A.D. 31 Warwick Road
'1883' Primrose Terrace 17 May 17 1883, 23-27 Ranelagh Road
'1884' Christ's Hospital Buildings, Wherstead Road
'1884' Co-operative store, Cox Lane
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1884' Pleasant Villas, R.S., 336 Bramford Road
'1884' Purplett Terrace, Purplett Street
'1884' Tramway Place. St Helens Street
'1884' Tyler Terrace, Tyler Street
'1885' Bedford Villas F.L.S., 5 Malvern Close
'1885' Morpeth House boundary wall, Lacey Street
'1885' The Walk, rainwater spout
'1887' Connaught House, 207 Woodbridge Road
'1887' Jubilee Bakery, 55 Station Street
'1887' Oxford Villas F.L.S., between 227 and 235 Felixstowe Road
'1887' St Clement's Congregational Church tablet, Back Hamlet
'1888' Farringdon Villas, 193 Woodbridge Road
'1888' 6/8 Carr Street
'1888' Gatacre Road School
'1889' Home Cottage, 24a Palmerston Road
'1890' Nethaniah Home for the Aged, Luther Road
'1891' Allegro Cottages 125-127 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1891' AlpineVillas, 14-16 Belle Vue Road
'1891' Belle Vue Villas 228-236 Woodbridge Road
'1891' Bourne bridge
'1891' Claremont Terrace, 79-81 Belle Vue Road
'1891' Florence Terrace, 43-45 Belle Vue Road
'1891' Garden Villas 256-258 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1891' Hillside Villas , 6-8 Belle Vue Road
'1891'
Ivy Villas, 50-52 Belle Vue Road
'1891' La Belle Villas, 55-57 Belle Vue Road
'1891' Maharani Restaurant, 46 Norwich Road
'1891' Morel Villas 267-269 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1891' Orchard Villas 252 and 254 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1891' Tel El Kebir Cottage, 360 Bramford Road
'1891' Valley-View Villas, 22-24 Belle Vue Road
'1891' Viaduct Terrace, 58-60 Belle Vue Road
'1892' Cabmen's shelter, Christchurch Park
'1892' Tennyson House, 202 Foxhall Road
'1893' Byculla Villas , 31-33 Belle Vue Road
'1893' Carrefour Selous, 91 Belle Vue Road
'1893' May Villas, 40 Belle Vue Road
'1893' Paxton Buildings F.L.S., 273-275 Cavendish Street
'1893' Trinity Cottages, 237-239 Cavendish Street
'1893' Morpeth House billiard room, Lacey Street
'1893' Vigilant Villas, 181-183 Ranelagh Road
'1894' Fore Street baths
'1894' Tolly Cobbold Brewery, Cliff Quay, weather vane
'1894' Wherstead Church lych gate
'1894' Zagazig House, 256 Bramford Road
'1895' Bartholomew Villas, Rosehill Road
'1895' Belmont Villa 1895, 252 Bramford Road
'1895' Cavendish Buildings, 265 Cavendish Buildings
'1895'  Royal Oak House, 188 Felixstowe Road
'1895' Clifton Villas, 117-119 Cavendish Street
'1895' Florence Villas 195-197 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1895' Grange Terrace 287-289 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1895' Minton Terrace F.L.S., 175-177 Cavendish Street
'1895' Parade Cottages, 22-24 Parade Road
'1896' Ceylon Buildings, 189 Cavendish Street
'1896' Co-op depot, Cauldwell Hall Road
'1896' Plemont, 30 Belle Vue Road
'1896' 11-13 Luther Road
'1896' 113 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1897' Cornfield, F.L.S., 389-391Bramford Road
'1897' Crown & Anchor Hotel, Westgate Street
'1897' Klondyke Terrace, 304-306 Cavendish Street
'1897' Mishama House, 254 Bramford Road
'1897' Telolmakouta House, 2 Surbiton Road
'1897' Victoria Terrace 299-301 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1898' Constantine Terrace F.L.S. , 427-429 Bramford Road
'1898' Lost sign: 'Griwade Ridley & Co. Friars Road
'1899' Chester Villas 212 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1899' Grosvenor Villas, F.L.S., 345-347 Bramford Road
'1899' Henslow Cottages, 47-49 Nelson Road
'1899' Pembroke Villas 217 and 219 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1899' St Johns Terrace 298-300 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1899' Salisbury Terrace 1899, 375-7 Woodbridge Road
'1900' Ipswich Museum extension, St Georges Street
'1900' 19 Warrington Road
'1900' 201-203 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1900' 54 Buttermarket (on Upper Brook Street)
'1900' St Matthew's Hall, Clarkson Street
'1901, (1906)' 28 Princes Street
'1901' 123 Nacton Road
'1901' Southdown, FLS, Henniker Road
'1901' Valley View, FLS, Henniker Road
'1902' Coronation Cottages, 69-71 Levington Road
'1902' Conservative Club, Newton Road

'1902' Kenmore, 29 Crabbe Street
'1902' London Lodge 257 Cauldwell Hall Road
'1903' Orford Villas FLS, 5-7 Broom Hill Road
'1903' Graham Villas FLS, 17-19 Broom Hill Road
'1903' Geneva Cottages, 25-27 Schreiber Road
'1903' Curzon Terrace F.L.S., 44-46 Schreiber Road
'1903' former Co-op funeral director's, Upper Orwell Street
'1902' Durbar Terrace F.L.S., 64-66 Schreiber Road
'1902' Schreiber Terrace F.L.S., 84-86 Schreiber Road
'1903' Marlborough House, Marlborough Road (and a range of Marlborough Road house name plaques)
'1903' Victoria Nursing Institute, Lower Brook Street
'1903/1904' 5-9 Arcade Street rainhoppers
'1904' Grove Terrace FLS, 29-31 Broom Hill Road
'1904' Maple Terrace, FLS 1904, 53-55 Broom Hill Road
'1904' 6-6a Corhill (Grimwade's)
'1904' Grove Bakery, 198 St Helens Street
'1904' 72 Bolton Lane
'1904' Bristol Terrace F.L.S., 24-26 Schreiber Road
'1904' Windermere Terrace, 137-139 Foxhall Road
'1905'
Pine Terrace, FLS, 65-67 Broom Hill Road
'1905' 40-42 Museum St
'1905' Byles fountain, Alexandra Park
'1906 (2005)' Co-op store, Foxhall Road
'1906' 200 St Helens Street
'1908' Co-op store, Carr Street
'1911' "Barclays tollhouse", 691 Woodbridge Road
'1911' St Peter's Hall, St Peters Street (plaque and rain hoppers)
'1912' Birkett's Terrace, 318-318 Bramford Road
'1914' Shafto Terrace, FLS, 476-478 Bramford Road
'1914' Wm. Paul Tenement Trust, 1-8 Felaw Street
'1922' 11 Westgate Street
'1923' Le-Treport, 1 Palmerston Road
'1924' Public Library, Northgate Street
'1924' Wm. Paul Tenement Trust, Back Hamlet
'1927' Bourne Park gates
'1928' Chantry Park gates
'1928, 1930' The Lincs, The Rest, Pitcairn Road
'1911' St Peter's Hall, St Peter's Street
'1919' Ransomes Electric Lorry Garage, Wykes Bishop Street
'1919' Ransomes works, Cliff Road
'1926' 62-64 Roundwood Road
'1928' 1 Woodbridge Road
'1927' Thirza, 537 Bramford Road
'1927' Thompson's Dwellings, 522-524 Bramford Road
'1927' Princes Street bridge
'1928' Wilson's Dwellings, 710-712 Bramford Road
'1934'
16 Grimwade Street ('GVR 1934')
'1934' 1-5 Tacket Street
'1939' Cranfield Court Tuddenham Road roundabout
'1954'
Wm. Paul Tenement Trust, 1-8 Stoke Street
'1977' Crane gardens and metal relief, Upper Orwell Street
'1988' Pumping station, West End Road
'1993' Giles statue, Giles Circus
'2011' 2 Fuchsia Row, Foxhall Road
Ipswich Historic Lettering: 1631
Related pages:
Dated buildings examples; Dated rain-hoppers/weather vanes;
Named buildings listNamed (& sometimes dated) buildings examples.
House name plaque examples: Alston Road; Bramford Road; Cauldwell Hall Road; Cavendish Street; Marlborough Road; Rosehill area;
Ipswich & Suffolk Freehold Land Society (F.L.S.); California
Street index; Origins of street names in Ipswich; Streets named after slavery abolitionists.
Street nameplate examples;
Brickyards;

You may be interested in a discussion of the "oldest inhabited building" in Ipswich on our page about St Mary-at-Elms and its cottage and the original Isaac Lord house.




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