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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.