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- NORTH GREENHOE HUNDRED - CLOSED
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Licensees :
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SAMUEL SKOYLES
& farm
1830 - 1841
JOSEPH BOULTER (40)
& farmer 120 acres
Age 40 in 1851
1847 - 1851
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See `Images of England '

Model farmhouse, built 1786-7 by architect Samuel Wyatt.
The east block being the NEW INN and used to accommodate guests visiting Holkham Hall.

 Shown on Fadens 1797 map
& Bryants 1826 map.

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A Main of Cocks was held here 23rd and 24th January 1804.
Between the Gentlemen of Wells and the Gentlemen of Burnham, there were 21 Main of Cocks at 10 Guineas a battle and 50 Guineas the odd battle. Also 10 Bye Cocks for 2 Guineas a battle.
There were 4 Pitts and a pair of Cocks would be on the Pitt each day at 12 o'clock.
A good ordinary each day at the above inn, and every other accommodation.

The birds were trained and provided by David Lamb for Wells and Joseph Fearing for Burnham.

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Mr Skoyles provided Dinner for those attending the Holkham Races, held on the Beach Monday 15th July 1833. ( Prizes of 10, 6 and 3 sovereigns were to be awarded to the winners and no fewer than 3 horses or ponies were to start in any race. Interesting to note at ALL Dogs found on the course would be destroyed. )

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Note that Joseph Boulter is named at the LEICESTER ARMS in 1846 

Became Model Farm.