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Lowestoft Royal Hotel
also traded as as: Royal Hotel & Harbour Inn, Royal Family hotelhistorical closure era: late 20th century
closed 1972 circa
The Royal Hotel was demolished 1973; the site is now occupied by the East Point Pavilion.
It can be seen here on the 1890 OS map.
In 1865 it's listed as the Royal Hotel & Harbour inn, although this could mean the same proprietor was also running the Harbour Inn.
In 1912 it's listed at Royal plain (facing Esplanade) and described as a family hotel.
In 1916 this hotel was the home of the Royal Arch Chapter of Freemasons and the Unity Lodge of Freemasons.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)