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YARMOUTH ROAD BLOFIELD HUNDRED FULL LICENCE See BOAT & BOTTLE
BLOFIELD & WALSHAM LICENCE REGISTERS PS 8/6/1 to PS 8/6/3 ( 1872 to c1957 )
YOUNGS & Co  
STEWARD & PATTESON & FINCH 1888
STEWARD & PATTESON by 1957
WATNEY MANN 1967
Licensees :
JOHN HART by 1879
BARNABAS BUCK 05.10.1885
Convicted 20.04.1885 of keeping open during prohibited hours.
Fine £(?) plus 16/- costs & licence endorsed
HENRY GUITON CHASTON 11.11.1889
WILLIAM GEORGE WARD 15.01.1912
KATHLEEN WARD 13.01.1913
EDWARD CHARLES GRAY 25.11.1935
HAYDEN HEPWORTH 15.08.1938
EDITH ETHEL HEPWORTH
( widow )
09.02.1942
PHILIP ANTHONY LOWELL 08.09.1952
RICHARD WILFRED BROOKE
and wife Jessie
11.11.1957
to February 1968


 
Formerly the THREE TUNS.

Became officially the THORPE GARDENS 01.09.1879, but seemingly known as that for many years previously.
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In a sales document dated 8th May 1888 the property was described as :-
Ground floor comprising Entrance lobby, Bar, paved with tiles and with bay window and entrance to garden and river, Tap Room, Parlour, Bar Parlour with French Doors to gardens; Kitchen, Pantry, Cellar, Coal House and Wash-house with Pumps.
Also Stabling, Kitchen Garden, Large Boat Builders' shops with slips to river and a Nine-pin Ground.
Large Pleasure Gardens which have a river frontage of about 280 foot with Quay head, a long terrace at one end; stowage place, Coal Bins next to common staithe, Tool House, Lavatories and 3 W.C.'s.
Lease of £100
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1938 advertisement for the house :-
`The old inns of Norfolk are famed with good cheer,
Especially those that sell S&P beer'.

Damaged by enemy action 09.05.1942 and again 20.09.1944.

Alterations by Steward & Patteson were completed at the end of March 1965.

The BOAT & BOTTLE c1968 to 1985

The RUSHCUTTERS 16.09.1985