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KINGS HEAD LETHERINGSETT Index
HOLT ROAD
NR25 7AR
HOLT HUNDRED FULL LICENCE 01263 712691
HOLT LICENCE REGISTER PS 28/6/1 to PS 28/12/1 (1878 - c1962)
HAGENS to 1780 (Letheringsett Brewery)
W. H. COZENS-HARDY Letheringsett Brewery (William Hardy 1832 & 1835 - Both times at Kings ARMS)
MORGANS from 1897
ARTHUR WRIGLEY COZENS-HARDY of Cley by 1908
MORGANS by 1928
STEWARD & PATTESON from 1961
WATNEY MANN (Lease expired 30.09.1971)
FREEHOUSE (Owned by Mr John Phelps - a descendant of the Cozens-Hardy family)
FLYING KIWI INNS From April 2009 (Owner Chris Cobrough)
Licensees :
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RICHARD MAY here 17.09.1789
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JAMES WHITE 1830
SAMUEL WHITE
age 55 in 1851
1836 - 1863
Mrs MARY WHITE 1864 - 1872
JOHN WILLIAMS
& shoemaker
by 1875
JOHN HENRY FARROW 16.10.1886
JOSHUA THOMAS BANHAM 28.06.1897
ALFRED JOHN CUNNINGHAM 22.08.1898
GEORGE WILLIAM SCOTTOW 20.10.1913
STANLEY C. J. HAWES 12.06.1925
REGINALD COTTS (Gotts?) 14.10.1938
GERALD F. LUCKETT 03.03.1950
KENNETH F. WHITE 10.09.1954
ARTHUR WILLIAM CHAPMAN 03.03.1961
FRANK CHAPMAN undated
MICHAEL CHAPMAN - to c1980
BETTY & PETER KING c1980 - 1995
PAM & DAVID WATTS 1995 -
JONO GEORGE (manager) 2010
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Owned by Hagens Brewery to November 1780, when estate sold to William Hardy.

In 1808 the resident of Letheringsett Hall wanted the road moved away from his property since it appears that passing horsemen used to rattle his windows with their whips as they passed by. The road was redirected which accounts for the sharp bend by the current pub. Part of the old Kings Head was demolished and a new house erected further south.
The difference in road layout can be detected by comparing the Faden map of 1797 with the Bryant map of 1826.


Morgans sales for 1960 were :-
45 barrels of beer
10 spirits

Immediate closure recommended by S&P report, prepared for Watney Mann, June 1969.

Today a very popular house, especially during the summer weekends where extensive grounds provide space for all.

Nominated in 2002 for the Childrens Food Pub, the Village Pub and Family Pub awards.