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NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/3 &  PS 1/8/4 ( 1925 - 1965 )
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS  
BULLARDS from 1958
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY   
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SPRING INNS  
Licensees :
FREDERICK WILLIAM PAGE 05.04.1928
ELIZABETH PAGE 18.07.1939
ERNEST MAIDMENT 05.04.1949
ERNEST ROBERT CURSON 21.08.1956
NORMAN K. JOHNSON 1967
WALTER ( TOM ) TUDDENHAM 1972 - 1973
ANTHONY JOHN SKINNER &
JOHN EDWARD LEMMON
19.06.1984
JOHN LEMMON 12.02.1985
JOHN LEMMON &
PETER JAMES THOMPSON
14.05.1985
ANDREW DAYEY,
DENISE IRENE DAVEY &
LEON BANKS
19.03.1991
ANDREW JAMES,
BARBARA GIGGINS,
TIMOTHY CHARLES & 
WILLIAM ERNEST NORFOLK
02.06.1992
GRAHAM JOHN GRIFFITH &
JOHN RAYMOND ALDRED
16.03.1993
TERANCE JOHN DOWSON &
TREVOR WILLIAM SPATCHER
28.09.1993
DAVID DOWSON &
TREVOR WILLIAM SPATCHER
26.04.1994
IAN COLLINSON,
DAVID IAN MARRISON &
CAROL DAWN MARRISON
17.06.1997
IAN COLLINSON &
DAVID RUPERT SINGLETON
12.05.1998
STEPHEN THOMPSON,
RACHEL JOSEPHINE THOMPSON &
EDWARD WILLIAM SCOTT
11.05.1999
EDWARD WILLIAM SCOTT &
NICOLA IRENE LEGGETT
11.04.2000
EDWARD WILLIAM SCOTT &
MOIRA CANVERY
12.09.2000
RAY GREEN & VIV DABBS 12.2003 to
02.2007
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JULIA HAMER & RICKY  KNIGHT 06.2008

Drinkers at the house joined the
LOCAL BEERS PRESERVATION SOCIETY January 1970.

The ROMANY RYE to c1984.

Signs showing ROMANY BEER HOUSE from c1984.

Closed from November 2008

Freehold sold for £350,000 October 2009

 

  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
1930's No 8 5 No
A fine example of its period ( 1930's ) - great variety of window shapes and sizes.
Separate Public and Lounge bars.
Marley tiled floor.
Rectangular bar in recess with barrel motifs inserted into bar counter.
Original 1930's canopy to bar counter. Modern bar back.
Makes a very valuable contribution to this inter-war shopping precinct street scope.
This area.... was laid out when the appropriate style of council housing was though to be Neo-Georgian.