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York Tavern
1 LEICESTER STREET
corner YORK STREET
SOUTH HEIGHAM FULL LICENCE -
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 (1867 - 1965)
BULLARDS to 1967
WATNEY MANN Transferred to Courage 07.02.1972
COURAGE   
UNIQUE PUB PROPERTIES   
SPRING INNS   
ENTERPRISE INNS As reported 2014
Licensees :
EDWARD PARTRIDGE
(died 1884)
30.08.1878
HARRIET PARTRIDGE
(Wife of Edward - Nee Baldwin
re-married A Dashwood September 1890)
18.11.1884
ALFRED JOHN DASHWOOD
died 1907
10.10.1890
HARRIET DASHWOOD 05.04.1907
JAMES MAIDMENT 07.05.1907
ALBERT GEORGE PLANE
b.1871  d.1922 - See opposite.
06.04.1908
Convicted 28.07.1916 of refusing to admit Police.
Fine 20/- or 13 days detention.
MARY ELIZABETH PLANE 25.07.1922
WILLIAM FRANK HOPES 10.10.1922
WALTER ERNEST JOHNSON 05.04.1927
ALBERT VICTOR THACKER (Tracker ?) 16.10.1934
JAMES IRVING SEXTON 16.06.1936
Convicted 17.03.1937 of allowing consumption out of hours.
Fine £1
JOHN KITCHENER LOVEDAY 03.01.1950
DAVID HUGH JONES 21.11.1978
JULIE ROSE JONES 10.06.1980
SHAUN PATRICK SULLIVAN 05.01.1988
S P SULLIVAN & PETER JAMES TURNER 04.04.1989
JOSEPH & JOSEPHINE VERRETT 04.02.1992
J & J VERRETT and LORRIANE CLEMENTS 14.02.1995
JOSEPH, JOSEPHINE & JOANNE VERRETT 14.02.1998
DAVID THOMAS 13.12.2000
ALYSSA & REINA O'REILLY May 2004
ANDY BOULTON by May 2009 - October 2014
RUSSELL EVANS &
JOHN LINFORD
(Manager Matt Peplow)
18 December 2014

The York Tavern - 1986
1986

Address also given as at the corner of
Leicester Street and Onley Street.


First licensed 30.08.1878, upon removal of licence from the
OLD RESTAURANT, St. Peter Mancroft.

Also found as the YORK ARMS

Alfred Dashwood applied, on Monday 24th August 1891, for a music and singing licence for the club-room - Granted.

In May 1922 it was reported that Albert Plane had been found dead at at the foot of the stairs, having got up to get his family cups of tea. He had suffered from influenza and was affected by the heat.


Micro brewery operating at rear of premises in 1996
`Old Duke' a 3.8% bitter being produced in May 1996



Suddenly closed 18th October 2014 `owing to external wall to beer garden requiring extensive repair and insufficient funds available to do the rebuild. ' Cost to rebuild wall said to be £20,000......some wall.

Closure reported as permanent..........

......... but new lease agreed December 2014 and house to re-open for Christmas trade.

Re-opened 24th December 2014.

Closure in January 2020 likely as reported September 2019 owing to negotiations for a new 20 year lease breaking down.


  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
Late 1870 No 8 9 Yes
Original period bar counter and bar back with fretwork, glasswork with gold on glass lettering.
Wooden benches and Britannia tables.
Entrance and passage with draught screen leads past bar to former `off sales' room, now darts room.
Painted wirework screens to windows.
The facade to this building is an excellent example of its period and has many fine details.
Some good internal details.