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SPREAD EAGLE ROAD HAPPING HUNDRED BEER & WINE LICENCE from 1864. 6 day licence to 1887 CLOSED by 1899
W. CROWE to 1865
JOHN CLARKE of Staithe House Ludham in 1879
Licensees :
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WILLIAM CROWE 1863 - 1865
JOHN CLARKE 1868
HENRY HAYLOCK 1869
occupiers temporarily absent 1871
JOHN CLARKE
(corn merchant & farmer 1879)
1872 - * 1877
HAROLD EBENEZER COOKE by 08.1887 - 1888
WINTER CLARKE
& baker
1890 - 1896


Image from the collection of the late Percy Rush. Copyright 2008
1897 image from the collection of the late Percy Rush.
Shown with permission


The house was a vicarage until 1858.

Recorded as a Refreshment and Commercial Boarding House 1863

On Tuesday 6th September 1864, William Crowe, of Ludham, late Wroxham CASTLE, obtained a magistrates certificate to open a New House in Ludham, to be called the SPREAD EAGLE, hitherto being carried on by Mr. Crowe as a beerhouse with a wine licence.

Offered to for sale or let September 1865 with possession from Michaelmas. In full trade and in occupation of Mr. W. Crowe.

In 1877 Mr. John Clarke is given as a Spirit, Ale & Porter Merchant at STAITHE HOUSE.

Application made Monday 22nd August 1887 for a full 7 day licence. The application was opposed on the grounds that there were already two fully licensed houses within 150 yards.
7 day beer licence granted, but wine and spirit licence refused.

Licence transferred 1899 to DUKE OF EDINBURGH, Bacton

Premises sold March 1900

Became a Temperance Hotel.