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140 SPROWSTON ROAD ST CLEMENT WITHOUT FULL LICENCE  - 
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 ( 1867 - 1965 )
FREEHOUSE First supplied by Steward, Patteson, Finch & Co during year 1839 to 1840 then again 1850 to 1851
MORGANS by 1867
ALLSOPP & Co c1900
MORGANS c1920
BULLARDS 1961
WATNEY MANN   
COURAGE 24.02.1972
SPRING INNS    
INNTREPRENEUR   
ENTERPRISE INNS  
Licensees :
CLEMENT POSTLE 1842
DAVID BACON 1845 - 1846
JOHN BAXTER
according to Slater
1850
CHARLES HUDSON
gardener
age 48 in 1851
1851 - 1861
JOHN PRATT by 1863 to 1870
EDWARD MICKLEBURGH 04.11.1870
Mrs LYDIA MICKLEBURGH 05.01.1875
DONALD EDWARDS 10.10.1879
JOHN NELSON 10.10.1882
SAMUEL MORRIS 07.01.1884
CLARENCE FRANK SLANN 15.05.1908
ERNEST HUMPHREYS 05.04.1910
THOMAS RIX 16.07.1912
Convicted 05.07.1916 of failing to close against soldiers.
Fine 10/- or 7 days detention.
PHILIP CASE STEWARD 1920
GEORGE JOHN SMITH 06.04.1920
MABEL MAY SMITH 31.12.1935
BENJAMIN KNIGHTS 17.11.1936
ARTHUR MADDIESON 14.11.1939
SYDNEY VICTOR FRYER 05.04.1948
EVELYN FRYER 13.02.1951
ARTHUR HERBERT McNAMEE 15.11.1955
ALICE MAUD McNAMEE 20.07.1971
JOHN HAWKES & RAYMOND HARTWELL 18.02.1972
RAYMOND JOHN HARTWELL 11.03.1975
JOSEPH DOWD CORK 10.02.1976
KENNETH PEPPERELL 10.01.1978
BRIAN EDWARD GOSLING 08.09.1981
DAVID DONALD HOWARD 08.02.1983
ANDREW NEEDHAM 12.11.1991
PETER STERLING MURCH & 
DEREK CHARLES TEALE
28.04.1992
KAREN JANE HALSEY &
MICHAEL HALSEY
10.11.1992
KAREN JANE HALSEY &
MICHAEL KENNETH HALSEY
09.01.1996
KEVIN JOHN WINES &
KAREN BEVERLEY WINES
12.01.1999
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BRENDA GIBSON 01.2015




 

The Prince Of Denmark - July 1996
July 1996

The Prince of Denmark stood near Denmark Farm.
In 1782 Magdalen farm was in the tenancy of Robert Denmark, who died 1790, and title passed on to his son, William Denmark, who purchased the 33.5 acre farm in 1802. He died 1817 and the farm passed on to his son, also called William. The farm was then sold to Mary Anne Perowne c1850.

For sale by auction Thursday 14th July 1853. A freehold property with Yards, Garden, Stables, Play Ground, &c., &c.

It is reported that Theophilus Rump, a rate collector, occupied the farm house from 1891 and was in some dispute with the then landlord of the Prince of Denmark. The dispute was so fierce that Rump was supposed to be in fear of going out at night in case he was shot.

Prince of Denmark given as No 48 Sprowston Road to c1895.
As `Near Denmarks Farm' 1845
As at New Catton 1879 and 1904 ( With 2nd entry 1904 at Sprowston)

Features concrete sculpture on outside wall, created by Moray Smith in 1930's

Morgans sales for 1960 given as, barrels of beer 464, spirits 64.


Licensee Samuel Morris on the Prince Of Denmark bowling green - 1906
Licensee Samuel Morris on the green, 1906

Entered by Enterprise Inns, on behalf of Unique Pub Properties Ltd., during week of 25th October 2014 - Lease terminated and house closed.

Re-opened January 2015


Closed again, end of August 2017.

House no. 398 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
Mid/late 19th C Yes 6 4 No
Used to be two houses, second cottage (on right) is double fronted built in brick and flint, now all painted, looks Georgian.
Used to have three rooms and a corner door.
Toilets have been added.
Superb plaster relief (exterior) by a man named Smith.
Cottage style lounge bar and second bar in other cottage.
Serving bar is in between the two.
Modern bar fittings.
Dull public house feeling - no odd bits and pieces.