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GRIFFIN THORPE St ANDREW G index Griffin index
Thorpe St. Andrew
212 YARMOUTH ROAD
NR7 0SN
BLOFIELD HUNDRED FULL LICENCE 01603 920858
BLOFIELD, TAVERHAM & WALSHAM REGISTERS taken September 1789 and September 1794 & BLOFIELD & WALSHAM LICENCE REGISTERS PS 8/6/1 to PS 8/6/3  (1872 - c1957)
FREE TRADE Supplied by Steward & Co. c1845
STEWARD & Co Leasehold by c1850 - Purchased 29.10.1925 for £2400
WATNEY MANN  
GRAND METROPOLITAN  
  ENTERPRISE INNS  
Licensees :
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HENRY CHAMBERLAIN 1789 - 1794
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GEORGE GRANT 1830 - 1836
JOHN MACE 1846
HENRY SOUTHGATE
age 43 in 1851
1850 - 1864
JOHN RAYNER Senior 1865 - 1868
GEORGE R. LOWNE by 1869
Convicted 18.04.1887 of selling out of hours.
Fine £1 plus 18/6d costs or 1 month in detention.
CAROLINE MARIA LOWNE 15.07.1896
JOHN PLANE 16.11.1896
CHARLES EDWARD FOX 20.11.1916
CECIL FOX 10.11.1924
AUDREY FOX 09.07.1956
MATTHEW O'MAHONY 04.02.1957 - 1983
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JOHN HARRIS c2001 - 2003
MATTHEW HARRIS 2003 - 09. 2011
DAWN BAILLIE
(also at BOUNDARY & joint licensee at WALNUT TREE SHADES)
09-2011
SIMON BENNETT-BENNETT &
MARIANA POPONETE
Jan 2013
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Recorded as the GRIFFON in Register of Blofield, Taverham & Walsham Hundred licensed houses taken 9th September 1789.

The GRIFFIN & PLEASURE GARDENS 1888.

GUNGA DINS OLD COLONIAL HOUSE 1984 - 1986

HUNGRY FOX 1986 - 1987

The GRIFFIN again by 2000


Closed towards end of 2012 destined to re-open 2013 as a `Spanish tapas themed restaurant and bar'.

Closed 2015.
Offered for sale April 2017 by Ei Partnership (Enterprise Inns)
Declared an Asset of Community Value by April 2017.



   
Link to the Griffin
   
(Link still working July 2018)


John Harris (58) was tragically killed Monday 7th July 2003.
He also ran a coach business and was fatally injured by an accident in the adjoining car park, involving one of his coaches.