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238A DEREHAM ROAD HEIGHAM FULL LICENCE DEMOLISHED 2005
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 (1867 to 1965)
DOTHEREDGES of Coslany 1845 (St. Miles Brewery)
YOUNGS & Co   
BULLARDS 1958
WATNEY MANN   
NORWICH BREWERY    
ROYSAN Ltd to 08.2000
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Licensees :
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HENRY BARKER
age 48 in 1851
1841 - 1854
THOMAS RICHES 1856 - 1866
Tuesday 25th September 1866 - Fine of £1 and 11s costs for having his house open at 8:55 am on the previous Sunday. He had apparently been fined twice before and repeatedly warned.
JAMES NUNN by 1867
CHARLES SAMUEL COLLETT 07.04.1868
JOHN PLUMMER 25.06.1869
FREDERICK READ 14.10.1870
Appeared before the magistrates 19.02.1871 on a charge of being open out of hours - The penalty for being open at 4:40am on a Sunday was a fine of 40/-
PETER BEALES
(Previously police constable PC 45 1871 - 1884)
Went to Sportsman
10.10.1884
FREDERICK WALTER FRANCIS 26.11.1907
Convicted 22.03.1916 of failing to close against soldiers.
Fine 10/- or 7 days detention.
FREDERICK WALTER FRANCIS junior 07.10.1919
LEONARD PERCY SMITH 09.07.1946
FREDERICK HALL 01.01.1952
ERNEST GEORGE MANN 19.07.1966
QUEENIE MOLLY RUTH MANN 21.04.1970
ALFRED JAMES CHARLES MARKS 08.09.1970
JOHN LESLIE STEELE 10.02.1976
MICHAEL EDWARD HOLMES 22.03.1977
RONALD NICHOLS 10.10.1978
NICHOLAS ALEXANDER BARWICK 29.11.1983
TERENCE JOHN DOWSON & DAVID KILVINGTON 11.11.1990
T J DOWSON & ROBERT WALDEN 09.07.1991
T J DOWSON & RICHARD BOTT 01.10.1991
BRIAN SHREEVE & CLIVE WILSON 26.04.1994
DAVID DOWSON & CHRISTOPHER RAY 16.05.1995
JOHN EDWIN TURNER 31.10.1995
MICHAEL LORENZ & MALCOLM LOCKET 19.11.1996
SUSAN MITCHELL & ROY ABRAHAMS 11.03.1997
TARA SERANTES & ROY ABRAHAMS 14.10.1997
CAROL WALKER, ALLAN SURREY 
& PATRICK SIMONS
16.06.1998
PATRICK SIMONS & GLEN WHITE 14.12.1999
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The Earl of Leicester - and tram
The rebuilt house c1910

The original house c1900
Rebuilt by c1910

Damaged by enemy action 27/29.04.1942

 Image Feb 1988 by Barry Wilkinson
1988 - Image by Barry Wilkinson

Licensee H. Barker was cautioned by the magistrates at the sessions held **7th September 1847, following complaints about the disorderly conduct of the house.

Closed and boarded up January 2004.
Threatened with demolition and site development as housing.

Demolition commenced 12.07.2005
in spite of local objections.

` The insides were a 1920's time warp'
According to local residents.

Site still derelict October 2016

 

 

 

 

 

** One sessions report gives the date of sitting as Tuesday 7th September, but a second report gives Wednesday 8th September 1847.

House no. 491 on 1845 Magistrates list

  The Norwich Pub Survey of 1986, compiled by the Norwich Society, in association with Norwich City Council, assessed the house:-  
 
Approx date of building Listed Quality Pre-war fittings surviving
External Internal
c1904 No 9 4 No
Red brick construction with arched porchway to tower.
Semi-circular window with keystones on ground floor.