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FALCON INN HELLESDON index
24 CROMER ROAD TAVERHAM HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED JUNE 2013
TAVERHAM LICENCE REGISTERS PS 9/8/1 to PS 9/8/3 (1872 to 1957) Note gap in records 1887 to 1903
LACONS  
WHITBREAD    
ENTERPRISE INNS  
Licensees :
EPHRAIM WILLIAM JOHN WITARD 06.02.1926
FREDERICK ALFRED D'AUBIGNE EDWARDS
(Known as Alfred - died December 1952)
27.09.1947
DOROTHY ELIZABETH MARY EDWARDS 07.02.1953
WILLIAM SMITH 26.05.1955
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KEVIN STEWARD &
ANNETTE ALDRIDGE
March 2013 - June 2013

c1950
Alfred Edwards in the ground floor cellar.


Image taken 1993 by Steve Shaw
The sign in 1993 - Image by Steve Shaw

Image provided by Marion ( Smith )
The Falcon - c1960

Opened 1926 as the FALCON HOTEL.
The licence of the KINGS HEAD, Salhouse was removed to these premises and the licence of the JOLLY BUTCHERS, St. Faiths was surrendered.

Address as Upper Hellesdon 1937

The Falcon Bowling Club had a season long club competition played on Monday evenings for a trophy which was called the Mascot Cup, it having been presented to the club by customer who was also the owner of a local coach firm - Mascot Coaches.

The cup was won in 1952 by Derek Edwards, the son of licensees Alfred & Dorothy.

The bowling green survived to at least 1973
The Falcon Bowling Club was well known.

The house also supported a successful team in the Lacons Dart League and teams in the Norwich & District Table Tennis League.
BEEFEATER STEAK HOUSE from 1970's.

Internally refurbished over several weeks to reopen Thursday 19th October 2000
Closed June 2011
Refurbished.
Reopened 30th July 2011
Closed 2013
Reopened March 2013
Closed June 2013

Planning approval granted 1st July 2014 to convert into ` Convenience Store'.

Thanks to Derek Edwards for the updates 24.02.09, 11.08.2010 & 07.04.2015

  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
1920s/30s No 4 2 No
Completely gutted and extended within last 5 years.
Interior has to be seen to be believed.
One large `L' shaped bar.
Separate drinking areas,
Brick features and false beams and uprights abound.
Interesting, large and comfortable.