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In February 1772 the Malting Office (21 Coombs Steep) with proper Kiln and dry House, in occupation of John Kerrich Esq. at the annual rent of £12 11s, was offered for Sale.

The Harleston Brewery Estate was sold in 1828 upon the behalf of proprietors Thomas & Edward Kerrich.
The 5 day sale, commencing Monday 30th June, " included 47 Public Houses in Norfolk & Suffolk."
The 49 houses listed below include the Harleston Dog & Partridge which was apparently closed at the time and the Bell at Dennington which was then a cottage.

The first and second days of sale, Monday 30th June and Tuesday 1st July 1828, took place at the Swan Inn, Harleston, houses in those sales marked (a) and (b)
The third day, Thursday 3rd July at the Falcon Inn, Bridge Foot, Bungay (c)
The fourth day, Saturday 5th July at the Angel Inn, Norwich. (d)
The fifth day back at the Swan Inn, Harleston on Thursday 10th July comprised houses, shops and land.

Houses marked (?) are not described in the sales notifications published 7th and 25th June 1828.


Norfolk houses sold were :-

Alburgh KINGS HEAD - £455 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (b)
Brockdish GREYHOUND - £1420 to Mr R Sheriffe of Diss (b)
Broome ARTICHOKE - £630 to Mr Thomas Moore (c)
Denton KINGS HEAD - £680 to Mr Edward Dowson of Geldeston (c)
Ditchingham FALCON - £1200 to Mr D Carnell of Bungay (?)
Earsham BUCK - £585 to Mr Edward Dowson (c)
Fritton THREE NAGS - £540 to Mr Morse of Norwich (d)
Gillingham SWAN - £950 to Mr Edward Dowson of Geldeston (c)
Hardwick ROSE & CROWN - £1150 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (d)
Harleston CARDINALS HAT - £900 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (a)
Harleston CHERRY TREE - £600 to James Aldous (a)
Harleston CROWN - £900 to Mr Morse of Norwich (a)
Harleston (ex) DOG & PARTRIDGE - Undisclosed Sum to H Cobbold of Eye (?)
Harleston DUKE WILLIAM - £495 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (a)
Harleston GREEN DRAGON - £540 to Mr Edward Dowson of Geldeston (a)
Harleston MAGPIE - £900 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (a)
Harleston RED LION - £540 to Mr Morse of Norwich (a)
Harleston ROYAL OAK - £375 to H Cobbold of Eye (a)
Harleston SWAN - £1400 to James Aldous (a)
Harleston THREE HORSE SHOES - £325 to H Cobbold of Eye (a)
Harleston TWO BREWERS - £440 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (a)
Harleston YEW TREE - £755 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (b)
Hempnall KINGS HEAD - £1080 to Unknown Bidder (d)
Hempnall SWAN - £840 to Mr Edward Dowson of Geldeston (d)
Needham FISHMONGERS ARMS - £1020 to Mr R Sheriffe of Diss (b)
Pulham St Mary CROWN - £700 to Mr Mayhew of Metfield (b)
Rushall HALF MOON - £605 to Mr Waters of Diss (b)
Tharston CHEQUERS - £700 to Mr Morse of Norwich (d)
Thorpe Abbotts RED LION - £400 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (b)
Topcroft SWAN - £460 to (farmer) Jeremiah Foster (d)
Wortwell BELL - £620 to Thomas Dyson of Diss (b)

The Suffolk Houses sold were :-

Beccles DUKE WILLIAM - £750 to Mr Farr of Beccles (c)
Bungay ANGEL - £870 to Mr Ed Dowson of Geldeston (c)
Bungay HORSE & GROOM - £595 to Mr J Danby (c)
Bungay CHEQUERS - £760 to Mr Thomas Dyson of Diss (c)
Bungay CROSS-WAYS - £700 to Mr R Butcher (c)
Bungay TWO BREWERS - £700 to Mr Thomas Dyson of Diss (c)
Bungay WATCH HOUSE - £700 to Mr Ed Dowson of Geldeston (c)
Bungay WHITE LION - £940 to Mr Ed Dowson of Geldeston (c)
Dennington a cottage late the BELL - unknown buyer (b)
Fressingfield SWAN - £1000 to Mr John Tibenham of Fressingfield (b)
Homersfield BLACK SWAN - £500 to Mr J Norman (b)
Mendham RED LION - £670 to Mr Ed Dowson of Geldeston (b)
Metfield HUNTSMAN & HOUNDS - £1150 to Mr Ed Dowson of Geldeston (b)
 South Elmham - All Saints -HARE & HOUNDS £380 to Mr H Cobbold of Eye (b)
 South Elmham - Saint Cross - WHITE LION - £435 to Mr Thomas Cracknell (b)
Syleham Green WHITE HORSE - £425 to Mr Edward Dowson of Geldeston (b)
Weybread HEATH HOUSE - £730 to Mr Ed Dowson of Geldeston (b)
Withersdale CROSS - £640 to Mr Waters of Diss (b)