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8 FYE BRIDGE STREET
MAGDALEN STREET
St CLEMENT FULL LICENCE -
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER  PS 1/8/4 ( 1953 - 1965 )
BULLARDS from 1958
WATNEY MANN  
VAUX by 1998
CARLSBERG-TETLEY by Jan 1999
   
Licensees :
JOHN KEDGE 22.11.1960
LESLIE REGINALD HENRY IZZARD 30.04.1963
JOHN WILLIAM McGINNES 18.04.1972
KEITH HONEYWOOD 19.03.1976
ROGER EDWARD CAWDRON 07.09.1976
DAVID QUEEN, MICHAEL WILLIAM WILLIS & MICHAEL GRADY 08.08.1989
STEVEN C R TOMLINSON &
BRIAN DAVID MARTYINK
15.05.1990
STEVEN TOMLINSON &
WILLIAM STEADMAN POYNER
07.08.1990
STEVEN TOMLINSON &
NORMAN HERBERT LEE
04.01.1991
STEVEN TOMLINSON &
ERIC PAUL KEASY
04.02.1992
FRANCIS McCABE &
STEPHEN FITZSIMMONS
18.08.1992
ANTHONY DAVID CREGG &
FRANCIS McCABE
23.08.1994
.ANTHONY DAVID CREGG 13.01.1998
GRAHAM HALL 17.08.1999
GILES SPENCER BARTLETT 16.11.1999
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The Mischief - August 1998
August 1998

A former Merchants House dating from the 16thC.
A former occupant, Alexander Thurston, ( a grocer ) became Freeman of Norwich 1575, Sherriff 1587-8, Alderman 1589, Mayor in 1600 and Member of Parliament in 1601. His initials are on corbel at west end gable.


1988
The sign was based upon a painting by Hogarth.
It was replaced in late 1990's by a modern depiction of a boy with catapult.

Carter, Steward & Co's WINE VAULTS by 1890's to 1962.

  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
Early 16th C Grade II 6 7 Yes
16-17th C brick and flint walls on St. Clement's facade.
17th C windows in stone surrounds.
Early 18th C sash windows and 18th C door case.
Fireplace dated 1599 with coat of arms and merchant's marks.
Part of arch and decorated spandrel in terra-cotta in wall behind bar.
Large 16 - 17th C fireplace at end of bar.
Revamped 17th C - including glasswork.
There has been a lot of uninspired modernisation in front part of building.
Cellar has remains of what appear to be mediaeval cupboards or niches.