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2 UNTHANK ROAD
St. GILES GATES
HEIGHAM FULL LICENCE See the TEMPLE BAR
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 & PS 1/8/4 ( 1867 to 1965 )
YOUNGS & BURT As given 1842
STEWARD & Co as given 1867
STEWARD & PATTESON to 1967
WATNEY MANN    
NORWICH BREWERY   
PHOENIX INNS    
Licensees :
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THOMAS BLOOM 1836
JOHN JEARY
also found as JOHN JARY
1839
WILLIAM KEMP
age 58 in 1851
1841 - 1864
HENRY NURSEY by 1865
MARTIN STALLY
( Committed suicide )
05.12.1877
ELIZABETH STALLY 29.03.1881
WILLIAM LINCOLN 28.03.1882
JEREMIAH ETHERIDGE WATERING 24.01.1888
GEORGE BARKER WATERING 11.08.1891
JAMES ROBERT BOOTY 28.06.1892
ANN MARIA BOOTY
widow
13.02.1911
WILLIAM BOOTY 25.11.1913
FREDERICK POINTER
( At premises from Nov.1913 )
13.01.1914
ELIZABETH POINTER 12.06.1917
FREDERICK POINTER 13.05.1919
Convicted 19.03.1924 of selling out of hours.
Fine £1 or 13 days detention.
Convicted 20.10.1924 of permitting drunkenness.
Fine £2 or 21 days detention.
DANIEL THAXTON 10.02.1925
THOMAS TROWSE 02.10.1928
GEORGE HERBERT TIDMAN 16.10.1934
CHARLES RICHARD GIBBS 14.03.1939
WILLIAM MOORE 06.05.1947
GEORGE CLIFFORD DAVID MALLETT 15.11.1949
JONATHAN VALENTINE CUMBY 03.01.1956
GEOFFREY DOUGLAS BOREHAM 03.01.1961
MICHAEL LESLIE LOCK 08.01.1985
WILLIAM GREGORY MARRIS 12.05.1987
KAREN & MALCOLM KWIATHOWSKI 12.12.1989
KAREN KWIATHOWSKI 17.03.1993
NEIL McCLENNEN & MARK COLEMAN 09.11.1993
NEIL McCLENNEN & S. MEADS 22.03.1994
NEIL McCLENNEN & DIANE SIBLEY 14.02.1995
NEIL SHARPE & PATRICK MOORE 17.09.1996
NEIL SHARPE & WILLIAM DUNBAR 17.05.1998
NEIL SHARPE & AILEEN RANT 08.12.1998
ADRIAN JOYCE & MICK TEVENAN 12.10.1999
Set for a feast at the Tuns - by J. R. Booty.
One of the rooms set out for a meal,
at some time during the time of J. R. Booty. ( 1892 - 1911 )

Advertised to Let, with Immediate Possession, 1st October 1831. Described as a Capital, Newly-erected Inn, with commodious Stables and Outbuildings and particularly well calculated from its situation to command an extensive Market Trade. - Apply to Messrs. steward, Patteson, and Co. Pockthorpe, Norwich.

On Monday 21st March 1842, John Jary, publican of St. Giles, was detained on the suit of Messrs. Youngs and Burt.

Also found as the THREE TUNS

Address as St. Giles Gate in 1845.
At Chapel Field Road 1851

A newspaper report of 26th June 1869 records Edward W. Nursey as licensee. He was summoned for assault on Frances Langton, wife of the city librarian. Supported by witness statement that he had not used foul language or assaulted the complainant, but only took hold of her arm to put her out of the house, the case was dismissed.
The licence registers and trade directories only ever record Henry Nursey.

One of the upstairs rooms was the scene of Martin Stally committing suicide by hanging. His ghost is said to haunt the house.

Damaged by enemy action 27/29.04.1942

Renamed the TEMPLE BAR November 1999





House No. 500 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
17th C Yes 8 7 Yes
Facade in general, metal tie beam, especially doorcases and windows of special architectural note.
Two bars, corner bar and back bar.
Corner bar is cosy `Jacobean'.
Mixture of beams and green painted lincrusta on ceiling.
Neo Tudor bar and canopy.
Settles of varnished pine around walls, turned wooden bar stools and matching tables.
Jacobean upholstery.
Bar valance has applied painted cut-outs of toby jug men and wooden shields with the Tun motif.
Horse brasses, warming pans and willow pattern plates decorate the bar room.
Back bar with leatherette panelled bar and matching settles.
Imitation oil lamps over the bar.
Fixtures, fittings and furnishings in both bars are modern.