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75 MOUNT PLEASANT - FULL LICENCE 01603 453048
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 & PS 1/8/4 ( 1867 to 1965)
STEWARD & Co  
ROBERT HOLL of St. Lawrence Lane, Norwich - from 1873
STEWARD, PATTESON, FINCH & Co. from 1888 ( Later trading as Steward & Patteson)
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY  
FREEHOUSE  
Licensees :
CHARLES THOMAS READ
( Died Q1 1896 - age 82 )
1855 to 1890

Date of licensee ingoing according to S&P records

EMMA READ
Age 50 in 1891
Died Q1 1903 - age 62
25.11.1890 08.1892 (?)
ADELAIDE EMMA FISHER
( Daughter of Emma Read )
12.05.1903 05.1903
ADELAIDE EMMA LEWIS 09.02.1904 -
JOHN RAMSBOTTOM
( Died December 1952 - age 87 )
30.08.1904 07.1904
DAVID FRANCIS 11.10.1921 09.1921
ETHEL FRANCIS
widow
( Died June 1981 - age 83 )
05.04.1938 c1939
JOHN FREDERICK MILEHAM
( Died June2003 ( age 81 )
03.01.1961  
ALBERT STANLEY HILL 14.10.1975  
HERBERT FREDERICK WILLIAM SEAGER 08.01.1980  
TREVOR BROOM 26.11.1985
MALCOLM ALAN HOWARD 06.01.1987  
IAN TILBURY &
MICHAEL DORMER
24.09.2001  
PHILIP BIRCHALL 24.08.2004  


c1904 image thanks to Michael Gallant
c1904 image thanks to Michael Gallant.

New licence granted 28.08.1855.

First found by name in 1856 when given as the
EATON COTTAGE TAVERN.

Present house dates from 1895.

No 75 Mount Pleasant from at least 1904

Sign hanging from May 2003 simply calls the house THE EATON








Not included in 1845 Magistrates list..

  The Norwich Pub Survey of 1986, compiled by the Norwich Society, in association with Norwich City Council, assessed the house:-  
 
Approx date of building Listed Quality Pre-war fittings surviving
External Internal
1850 No 5 2 Yes
Alterations to ground floor facade by insertion of windows c1895. Door also removed.
Windows with S&P logo keystones.
Lounge bar, public bar and retail bar and snug.
Public bar - plain and basic.
1930's tiled fireplace, Formica topped bar, large railway waiting room type benches with Rexine seats and slat backs.
Lounge bar and interconnecting bar counter with public bar but had wrought iron valance.
Wheelback chairs, neo Edwardian wall lights, all modern.
Small retail snug opposite main door.
Good to find three separate bar rooms rather than modern style open plan.