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NORTH NORFOLK BREWERY TRUNCH index
- NORTH ERPINGHAM HUNDRED   CLOSED 1952


The NORTH NORFOLK BREWERY - Founded 1803.

For sale by Auction Wednesday 25th August 1847 with 27 Inns, Public Houses and Beer Shops.
In 23 Lots (Unless previously disposed of as an entity .)

  Lot No. Name Location Comment  
  1 BREWERY  & NEW INN TRUNCH With Residence, Grounds and 4 Leasehold Public Houses (Un-named)  
  2 BLACK HORSE SKEYTON With Land - Freehold  
  3 WHEELWRIGHTS ARMS NORTH WALSHAM Freehold  
  4 TURNPIKE GATE NORTH WALSHAM Freehold  
  5 COCK INN NORTH WALSHAM Freehold  
  6 QUEEN VICTORIA NORTH WALSHAM Copyhold  
  7 DUKES HEAD SWAFIELD Copyhold  
  8 GARDENERS ARMS HONING Freehold  
  9 BUTCHER'S ARMS EAST RUSTON With Land - Copyhold  
  10 CHEQUERS EAST RUSTON Copyhold  
  11 FALLGATE POTTER HEIGHAM Copyhold  
  12 JOLLY FARMERS BACONSTHORPE With Tenement - Freehold  
  13 QUEEN ADELAIDE HOLT With Malthouse - Freehold  
  14 BELL WIVETON With Blacksmith's Shop and Land - Copyhold  
  15 HALF MOON BRISTON With Land - Copyhold  
  16 STAR INN AYLSHAM With Dwelling House attached - Copyhold  
  17 MAIDS HEAD SLOLEY Copyhold  
  18 NEW INN WORSTEAD Copyhold  
  19 WHITE HORSE SUTTON Copyhold  
  20 KINGS ARMS BACTON Copyhold  
  21 ANCHOR COLTISHALL With Tenements and Land - Freehold  
  22 BULL INN HICKLING With Tenement - Copyhold  
  23 STAR INN LESSINGHAM With Land - Copyhold.  



Majority purchased by William Primrose in 1847?

Brewery handed down to son Philip (One of 14 children)

Philip Smyth Primrose is described in 1877 as
Brewer & maltster, and agent for Truman, Hanbury, and Buxton's Stout.
Malthouse at North Walsham.


In 1904 W. D. Churchill took over.

Registered as a private company 1939.

Taken over by Morgans 1952.

Brewery demolished.

Products advertised 1938 as being available in Cask, Bottle or CAN. `` Take a carton of cans aboard with you''.

The Trunch brewery was a pioneer in the canned beer market.