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149 NEWMARKET STREET SOUTH HEIGHAM FULL LICENCE  
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 (1867 - 1965)
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY  
BRENT WALKER 1988
INNTREPRENEUR  
SPRING INNS by 2000
NICK DE'ATH from 2005
Licensees :
JEREMIAH ETHERIDGE WATERING 11.08.1891
HENRY ARTHUR WATERING 11.08.1891
HENRY ARTHUR WARNE 05.02.1901
CAROLINE WARNE 06.04.1920
WALTER DANIEL CRISP 27.07.1920
JOHN WILLIAM NEWTON 25.11.1924
JAMES WILLIAM MIDDLETON 18.10.1932
EDMUND ROWLAND SMITH 16.11.1937
GEORGE HAROLD HAMMOND 06.04.1944
ARTHUR JAMES HOWES 03.01.1961
ALICE MAUD HOWES 03.09.1963
FREDERICK CROME 26.11.1963
RANDALL GEORGE CHAPMAN 01.1969
to 1984
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ANDREW HANISON 1986 to 1991
ANDREW HANISON &
NICK DE'ATH
1991 - 1996
NICK DE'ATH from 1996
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May 2005
May 2005

Provisional licence issued 21.08.1890 for a house to be built at Newmarket Street. Licences of the ROSE & CROWN, St Helen and the BRICKLAYERS ARMS, Timberhill to be given up in consideration. Provisional grant of licence declared final 30.06.1891.

 Jeremiah Watering applied, on Monday 24th August 1891, for a music and singing licence for the newly licensed house. Being a new neighbourhood with few houses, the Bench refused the application.

Upstairs bar to be known as Hanisons Restaurant July 2000

 

 

  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
1890's No 8 4 Yes
c1970 alterations demolished interior walls to create one large bar area with small adjoining pool room.
Corner door blocked in.
Period back bar. Matchboarding and dado rail.
Period fireplace.
Modern `L' shaped bar counter and canopy.
Etched designs in glass of grapes.
Leatherette covered benches and smoking chairs.
Corner door has remains of crown and filigree design and name Unthank Arms etched in glass now painted over.
Windows have bottle glass and shutters on lower panes.
Facade is completely untouched and forms an important integral part of the surrounding streetscape.
A perfect example of its period. The interior has some nice period details.
Former bowling green now car park.