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FOREHOE HUNDRED REGISTERS taken 12thSeptember 1794
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS   
BULLARDS    
WATNEY MANN  ( Grand Metropolitan )
ANGLIA HOSTS GROUP 1983 ( Grand Metropolitan )
PHOENIX INNS Offered for sale June 1996
ADNAMS from 1996
Licensees :
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WILLIAM LARTER pre 1776 - 1794
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SAMUEL FULCHER
( Fletcher according to White )
1836
WILLIAM FULCHER
according to Robson
1839
SAMUEL FULCHER 1845 - 1846
WILLIAM TODD
& pleasure ground proprietor
1847 - 1890
ROBERT A HOWLIN
( Robert Howlins 1892)
1891- 1892
EDWARD HARDY EDEY 1896 - 1904
EDWARD HOWARD 1905 - 1907
HENRY HEWITT CARVER
Previously at the Bramerton WOODS END
1908 - 1915
RICHARD ERNEST SMITH 1916 - 1923
WILLIAM DENNY 1924 - 1929
Lord Holme of Court 
(Reputed real name Victor Watson)
1929 - 1930
THOMAS PEARCE 1930 - 1935
JOHN COOPER 1935 - 1936
W. H. SWIFT 1937 - 1956
A THOMAS 1957 - 1958
NORMA & ALBERT BRIGHTON 1958 - 1978
ANDREW GILLHAM 1979 - 1982
ROGER SCOTT-PHILLIPS and GLORIA 1983 - 1984
SUE & PATRICK MARSHALL
( manager )
1984 - 1988
TERESA & MIKE JESSUP
( manager )
Feb - Oct 1989
MATTHEW LAWSON & DAVID CARTER 1990
KEN BAKER & ? CHISNELL
( Departed 31.12.1992 )
1991 - 1992
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DEREK & LYNN...... 1996
ROBERT & TRACEY LEONARD 1996 - 1997
MICHAEL & ASHLEIGH HODGE 1998
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Image courtesy of Phil Bowden 27.12.01
2001

Offered for sale by auction - To be held at the WHITE SWAN, St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich, as advertised in the Norfolk Chronicle 7th September 1776, then in the occupation of William Larter. ( Still in occupation of William Larter when the Humbleyard Petty Sessions were held at the house, 13th September 1781 )

Shown on Bryants 1826 map.

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In 1858 advertised as RURAL AND PLEASURE GARDENS.
William Todd takes this opportunity of returning his sincere thanks to the Nobility, Gentry. and the Public generally, for the kind patronage he has received during the last Eleven years, and hopes, by strict personal attention to the comfort and convenience of his Friends, to meet a continuance of their favours.
Dinners and Teas Supplied at the Shortest Notice.
Wines, Spirits, Ales, Porter, &c., of the best quality.
GOOD STABLING AND LOOSE BOXES.
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Henry Hewitt Carver described in July 1914, the location as `The prettiest place in Norfolk'.

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No change recommended at first Joint Committee Meeting of 29th May 1962. Sales given as 379 barrels.


House awarded Asset of Community Value status September 2013.

 



Photograph c1916 - believed to have been taken after
Henry Carver had left. Perhaps showing the family of Richard Smith ?
( The name Carver appears on the sign board, but another identical photograph has the name Smith superimposed over Carver )

Image & licensee update thanks to
Bryan C Tungate 05.2005