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LONDON TAVERN COLTISHALL Index
2 HIGH STREET SOUTH ERPINGHAM HUNDRED BEERHOUSE
to 1957 then
FULL LICENCE
Destroyed by gas explosion
20.03.2003
SOUTH ERPINGHAM LICENCE REGISTER PS 2/5/1 & PS 2/5/2 (3 Feb 1925 to 1975) September 1998
PRIMROSE Conveyed as The London Beerhouse to Morgans by Betsy Neal Primrose & Oldman Carter (Trunch Brewery) 30 September 1895
MORGANS to 1961
STEWARD & PATTESON to 1963/4
WATNEY MANN   
NORWICH BREWERY from 1976
BRENT WALKER 03.1988
PUBMASTER    
Licensees :
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HENRY CHILD
& baker
age 47 in 1881
Died Q1 1887 - age 54
* 1863 - * 1887
HARRIET CHILD
& bake office
At LONDON ARMS 1891 - age 52
Died Q3 1891
* 1887 - 1891
Miss EMMA CHILD
(age 23 in 1891)
1892 - 1896
FREDERICK ROBERT CHILD
age 29 in 1901
by 1900
CHARLES WILLIAM RISEBOROUGH 13.09.1927
ALFRED CHARLES RICHARDSON 14.11.1933
BESSIE RICHARDSON 02.02.1937
ALFRED ERNEST HENRY LEE 12.10.1937
JOHN SKINNER 12.09.1939
HARRY STEPHEN TINK 10.10.1944
RENE & CHARLES GRINNELL
(also found as Gournell)
26.02.1952
- 1989
.
T BAKER & S FULLER 1998
STEPHEN FULLER by 2003

London Tavern - Coltishall - September 1986
September 1986

Had a 6:00am licence to cater for the maltster in nearby premises.

A Freehold Property conferring Votes for North Norfolk offered for Sale by Auction Tuesday 10th August 1869. The public house in full trade, containing Tap-room, Front and Back Sitting-rooms, Kitchen and Five Sleeping-rooms with good cellarage In occupation of Henry Childs. Also a Bake Office in good trade and brick and tiled Cottage in occupation of Pye..

The bakery operated behind the public house.

Apparently known as the BAKERS ARMS when licence renewed by the Justice's Clerk 1891 - 1893

A Full Licence was granted upon removal from the BALE OAK.
Removal confirmed 01.05.1957

Sales for 1960 were :-
Barrels of beer - 102
Spirits - 22 (gallons)

Destroyed by a gas explosion 10:15am Tuesday 20th May 2003.

Contractors digging in the road outside reported smelling gas shortly before the front of the building was blown out.
No serious casualties were reported.

Image by Dick Barham 21.05.2003
21st May 2003 - The aftermath
Image by Dick Barham