Mystery tablet in Slade Street

In July 2021, Margaret Hancock passed on this query relating to the side wall of The Bull Inn, viewable from the very short Slade Street – which links Key Street and Star Lane.
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Slade Street   Ipswich Historic Lettering: Slade Street
Above right: the tablet is just to the right of the lamp post.
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Slade Street2021 images
Depending on the angle and light conditions, the weathered charcters can be read in several ways.
We would hazard (and it is just a hazard):

'PARTABLE
WALL
1812'
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Slade Street
Another reading might end in '...TALIA'. One can only assume that this is a boundary marker indicating ownership.

We are very grateful to Margaret (and the original spotter) for drawing this mysterious tablet to our attention and we'd love to know if anyone has a solution. The Bull Inn is shown on our Paul's and Burton's page and the Grade II Listing text stes that the building dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries. So, 1812 is positively recent...




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