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GRIFFIN THORPE St ANDREW G index Griffin index
Thorpe St. Andrew index
212 YARMOUTH ROAD
NR7 0SN
BLOFIELD HUNDRED FULL LICENCE 01603 920858
BLOFIELD, TAVERHAM & WALSHAM REGISTERS taken September 1789 and September 1794 & BLOFIELD & WALSHAM LICENCE REGISTERS PS 8/6/1 to PS 8/6/3  ( 1872 - c1957 )
FREE TRADE Supplied by Steward & Co. c1845
STEWARD & Co Leasehold by c1850 - Purchased 29.10.1925 for £2400
WATNEY MANN  
GRAND METROPOLITAN  
  ENTERPRISE INNS  
Licensees :
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HENRY CHAMBERLAIN 1789 - 1794
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GEORGE GRANT 1830 - 1836
JOHN MACE 1846
HENRY SOUTHGATE
age 43 in 1851
1850 - 1864
JOHN RAYNER Senior 1865 - 1868
GEORGE R. LOWNE by 1869
Convicted 18.04.1887 of selling out of hours.
Fine £1 plus 18/6d costs or 1 month in detention.
CAROLINE MARIA LOWNE 15.07.1896
JOHN PLANE 16.11.1896
CHARLES EDWARD FOX 20.11.1916
CECIL FOX 10.11.1924
AUDREY FOX 09.07.1956
MATTHEW O'MAHONY 04.02.1957 - 1983
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JOHN HARRIS c2001 - 2003
MATTHEW HARRIS 2003 - 09. 2011
DAWN BAILLIE
( also at BOUNDARY & joint licensee at WALNUT TREE SHADES)
09-2011
SIMON BENNETT-BENNETT &
MARIANA POPONETE
Jan 2013
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Recorded as the GRIFFON in Register of Blofield, Taverham & Walsham Hundred licensed houses taken 9th September 1789.

The GRIFFIN & PLEASURE GARDENS 1888.

GUNGA DINS OLD COLONIAL HOUSE 1984 - 1986

HUNGRY FOX 1986 - 1987

The GRIFFIN again by 2000


Closed towards end of 2012 destined to re-open 2013 as a `Spanish tapas themed restaurant and bar'.

Closed 2015.
Offered for sale April 2017 by Ei Partnership ( Enterprise Inns)
Declared an Asset of Community Value by April 2017.



   
Link to the Griffin
   
(Link still working April 2017)


John Harris ( 58 ) was tragically killed Monday 7th July 2003.
He also ran a coach business and was fatally injured by an accident in the adjoining car park, involving one of his coaches.