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249 / 251 KING STREET St. PETER SOUTHGATE FULL LICENCE CLOSED 2001
DEMOLISHED 2005
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/3 to PS 1/8/4 (1925 - 1965)
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS to 1958
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY  
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Licensees :
ERNEST ALFRED KEWLEY 23.07.1935
ROBERT THORNTON YOUNG
(BOB - ex trainer in 1920's and manager in 1940's of Norwich City FC - died 1960)
02.10.1945
MARY YOUNG 11.10.1960
THOMAS FREEZER CUBITT 20.11.1962
GALE & KENNY SALE 1975
DAVID DOWSON & SUSAN O'CONNOR 14.02.1995
CHRISTINE HILTON & JULIE CASHEN 14.01.1997
JEFFERY JACKSON & HAZEL RANDALL 13.05.1997
DAVID RIBBONS & ANDREW EASON 25.03.1998
ANDREW EASON & VICKY BOUCHER 08.12.1998
EDWIN EVERSLEIGH & DION HODNETT 14.09.1999
NICOLA HUGHES & SUSAN McDERMOTT 09.05.2000
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The end - 31.01 2005
September 1975 - Image by Agcach
View from Carrow Bridge - September 1975

The Kingsway - 2000
2000

Site of the CELLAR HOUSE to c1935.

Cellars reputedly used as cattle byres in 1930's.

Featured a `monster' chess board in 1970's

Closed in Spring 1996

Known as the DRAGONS CAVE 2000 to 2001.

Closed May 2001 and plans to convert to flats published.

Demolished by 31st January 2005

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
1936 No 6 4 No
Interior walls demolished to make open plan bar area with modern wrought iron partition to pool room.
Originally 4 bar rooms, one at front, two at rear and one now closed boatshed / disco ballroom at ground level riverside.
All served by small horseshoe shaped bar with brick bar back and metallic tiles on adjacent wall.
All decor is modern.
Exterior has Diaper patterned brickwork on chimneys.
Period doors.
Lead glass shell patterned fanlight.
Lion head masks by bar windows on facade.
Lead drainpipe head with date 1937.