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2 POTTERGATE STREET
DOVE STREET
St JOHN MADDERMARKET   COLLAPSED 1898
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/2 ( 1867 to 1925 )
YOUNGS & Co  
Licensees :
   
EDWARD SMITH by 08.1867
PHILIP RICHER 07.12.1885
HARRY CHARLES SCOTTER 26.11.1889
MATTHEW MARK JARRETT 29.12.1896



On Wednesday 11th September 1867 Edward Smith was charged with allowing card playing for beer in his house, at 9:40 on Monday 2nd September 1867. Case dismissed through lack of evidence.
The site of the Edinburgh - 05.08.1898        norfolkpubs
05.08.1898

Stood on the corner of Pottergate and Dove Street.
Adjoined Chamberlins Store.

Distinguished by the fact that it had the only recorded two storey vault in the City of Norwich.

Edward Smith applied for a licence Tuesday 27th August 1867 - Refused on the grounds that he had been previously fined for having defective measures.

Full licence granted Tuesday 25th August 1868 to Edward Smith.

A fire destroyed the adjoining Chamberlins Store 01.08.1898, but the Edinburgh appeared sound and trading continued.
However, four days later, 05.08.1898, just after lunchtime closing, the building collapsed.

Licence surrendered 22.09.1898 on grant of a new licence for the FESTIVAL HOUSE.

Site purchased by Bullards during 1899.
The site then described as `Known as the Edinburgh Tavern, late in the occupation of Youngs and Company.......and the shop adjoining in the occupation of their undertenant Royal George Self.....'