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THETFORD BOROUGH BEERHOUSE then FULL LICENCE to 1876
then BEERHOUSE later FULL LICENCE
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GRIMSHOE LICENCE REGISTER PS 14/5/1 (1926 - 1954) & THETFORD LICENCE REGISTER PS 14/5/2 (1921 - 1965)
BIDWELL & Co from pre 1868
BULLARDS 1924
WATNEY MANN   
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ENTERPRISE INNS   by 2008
Licensees :
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NOAH HOWE * 1854 - * 1858
JONAS CROOK
Age 47 in 1861
* 1861 - 1869
PHILIP WILBY
Age 46 in 1891
(Labourer in brewhouse 1871 - probably this house.)
1872 - 1896
Mrs EMMA WILBY 1900
EPHRAIM NOTTINGHAM
Died 1946
by 1904
ALBERT EDWARD BUNTON 11.07.1946
FREDERICK PAGE 21.04.1949
DOUGLAS JOHN BRITCHER 12.03.1953
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The Ark - 1986
1986

Given as BIDWELLS ARK BEERHOUSE 1868.

Spirit licence removed to the new BRIDGE TAVERN September 1876.
Business to carry on as a beerhouse.


Valued as a beerhouse 25.07.1889 at £720 including land.

Following the presentation of a petition with 90 signatures, Thursday 2nd March 1950, a full licence was granted.

Substantially renovated 1984/1985

Closed during 2007

Refurbishment commenced April 2008

Reopened as the 
DEER'S LEAP
December 2008

Deer's Leap July 2012

Trading back under the sign of the ARK by 2016.