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SETCH BREWERY to 1903
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN 1967
BRENT WALKER 03/1988
PUBMASTER Closed 1996
FREEHOUSE Open by 1998
GUESTHOUSE by 2008
Licensees :
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RICHARD SHAUL / SHAWL 1783 - here 07.09.1789
RICHARD BELL 1794
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DAVID MASON
age 65 in 1841
1836 - 1841
Mrs MARY RINGWOOD
& post office
age 55 in 1851
(Died Q1 1877 - age 87)
1845 - 1872
JAMES FULLER 1875
MILES W BLOMFIELD
Died Q2 1877 - age 85
1877
ROBERT WARD
age 33 in 1881
1879 - 1881
CHARLES SWANN 1883
SAMUEL MAYS 1888
CHARLES WILLIAM PARFITT
age 41 in 1891
Died Q3 1899 - age 49
1890 - 1899
Mrs CATHERINE PARFITT
age 47 in 1901
1900 - 1901
WILLIAM SMITH 1904 - 1925
ROBERT ELSEGOOD
(Died June 1952 - age 72)
1929 - 1937
PERCY ELLICE TYCE
(Died march 1979 - age 74)
by 02.1950
CHARLES SMITH 20.08.1962
NORMAN GEORGE EVERITT
(Died December 1982 - age 69)
01.02.1965
RALPH DUDLEY TERRY 06.06.1966
LINDSAY EDWARD MOYES 31.03.1970
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Mr Fiddy to 2006
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Grimston 06.09.1998
September 1998

06.09.1998

The Norfolk Chronicle of 5th April 1783 carried notices of properties for sale which included:-
All that Messuage, or Public-House, called THE BELL, situate in Grimston aforesaid, together with the Carpenter's Shop, Blacksmith's Shop, Stable, Yard and Garden thereto belonging, and now in the Use of Richard SHAUL, and Joseph KENDALL, at the yearly Rent of 15 pounds 10 shillings. The Buildings are in very good Repair, and moderately assessed to the Land-Tax.
The same description was used 20th September 1783 when the house appeared as Lot 1 in an auction to be held Tuesday 30th September at kings Lynn.

Sold 30th September 1783

On 5th September 1786, Sergeant Clerk of the second regiment of dragoon guards was committed to Norwich Castle for assaulting and stabbing with his sword, publican Richard Shawl. It was reported that Shawl was likely to recover and had been the first aggressor. The prisoner was a man who always bore an excellent character.

Local council agreed 03.07.2006 that house could be converted to a private dwelling.

Trading as a Guest House with licensed bar and restaurant by 2008.