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Lakenham
57 HALL ROAD NEW LAKENHAM FULL LICENCE CLOSED 16.01.1993
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 (1867 to 1894)
YOUNGS & Co by 1845
BULLARDS 1958
WATNEY MANN  
COURAGE 10.03.1972
Licensees :
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ISAAC KETT
(also as Ketts & in 1830 as Kent)
1822 - 1830
SARAH KETT 1836 - 1839
HENRY BROOKES 1839
JAMES BRINKLEY
age 40 in 1851
by 1840
ROBERT POTTER 10.10.1877
ROBERT GROOM 19.06.1883
ROBERT BROWNE 03.11.1883
GEORGE NEWHAM 17.12.1888
SAMUEL FELTHAM 05.01.1892
GEORGE ALBERT FULLER 30.08.1906
ALLEN DODMAN 15.01.1907
JOSEPH SHAW 13.10.1908
WALLACE HECTOR MIDDLETON 07.03.1944
CHARLES FREDERICK BAILEY 07.06.1949
CHARLES SIDNEY ROSE 10.05.1955
DONALD WILLIAM BROWN 29.08.1961
DONALD BERTIE STOLWORTHY 25.04.1967
EDWARD KENDLE THACKERY 21.04.1970
JOHN THOMAS WHITTAM
(manager from April 1970)
13.10.1970
JOHN HAWKES & ALAN REGINALD FEARN 18.04.1972
ROBERT DOWNS 08.01.1974
DAVID PETER BAXTER 08.06.1976
PETER WILLIAM COMER 22.03.1983
ANGUS JOHN McLELLAN 26.11.1985
PETER GEOFFREY HORTON 11.02.1986
SUSAN CAROLE NASH 24.11.1987
TERENCE JOHN DOWSON 11.10.1988
PHILIP GEORGE DEREK FENN &
JOHN MICHAEL GOVER (?)
18.09.1990
PETER JOHN GULLIS (?) 09.07.1991



Known to be in existence before 1819.
A sale of nearby cottages was held here according to the Norfolk Chronicle of 17.08.1819, address given as Lakenham Lane.
Address as City Road in 1845.
As at Front Row, Hall Lane 8 in 1851 census.

Melville names the house SOUTHGATE HOUSE at Front Row in 1856.

Image by Barry Wilkinson - November 1987
November 1987 - Image by Barry Wilkinson.

Rebuilt in 1961 by Berry Crane & Noble at a cost of 7.9 shillings per cubic foot.

Closed 16th January 1993

Licence surrendered 25.01.1993

Became a Pool Club, later a shop.

  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
1960's No 7 6 No
Public bar, lounge and off-sales department.
Public bar: Small and mostly devoted to pool and slot machines.
Lounge bar : carpeted, flock wallpaper, contemporary fireplace, slope fronted bar counter with wrought iron valance.
A typical 1960's sparsely decorated and furnished interior.