NORFOLK PUBLIC HOUSES norfolkpubs.co.uk
NORFOLK NORWICH GT. YARMOUTH KINGS LYNN NAME SEARCH PUBLICATIONS LINKS MYSTERY HOME
KING GEORGE IV NORWICH Norfolk H Lakenham
Norwich K King George
HARFORD BRIDGE
IPSWICH ROAD
LAKENHAM FULL LICENCE See CACTUS JAKS
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 ( 1867 - 1965 )
STEWARD & PATTESON Purchased 07.10.1911 for £1350
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY  
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Licensees :
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JOHN BARRETT
to 1914 when house renamed KING GEORGE
02.03.1884
THOMAS REGINALD PEARCE 20.11.1934
STANLEY CRITOLPH 15.06.1937
Convicted 19.03.1945 on 2 cases of selling out of hours.
No penalty recorded.
FREDERICK GEORGE LEITH 16.11.1954
TREVOR BROOM 1971
JOHN ANDREWS 1986
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c1960
c1960

Formerly the KING OF PRUSSIA.
Renamed the KING GEORGE 09.09.1914
following ( It is said ) a group of soldiers tearing down the sign.

The King George IV sign was painted for S&P by Edward Newson.

Legend has it that Gladys Critolph, wife of Stanley, handed over playing of the piano to a visiting American serviceman during WWII.
It is said that the serviceman's name was Glen Miller.

Renamed CACTUS JAKS 1993


  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
Early 20th C No 7 5 No
Leaded stained glass windows with rectangles and scallop shell design.
Two bar areas with arched access between.
Lounge bar has rectangular bar counter, mixture of matchboard and melamine.
Upholstered dralon settees around walls and matching chairs - c1930's.
`L' shaped bar to Public bar.