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Due to the latest lockdown regulations, pubs can no longer sell alcohol for takeaway or click & collect. Delivery is still permitted, as is the sale of takeaway food. We will update all entries on this site over the next few days to take account of the new situation.

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Beccles Rose & Crown

Beccles Rose & Crown

Closed 1906

Blyburgate

grid reference TM 424 900

The 1871 census omits this property, although a schedule number is allocated to it. (Perhaps it was unoccupied on the night of the census?)

The 1881 and 1891 censuses list three adjacent pubs in the order Fleece, Crown, Rose & Crown (1881) and Rose & Crown, Crown, Fleece (1891). [ie, the Crown in the centre. This has been used to locate the pub on the map.]

A Smith's paper "Inns of Beccles in 1929" gives us the closure date of 1906.

Planning permission was granted on March 15th 1908 for "drainage of late Rose & Crown building in Blyburgate", which tells us it was closed before that date.

Our photograph shows what may have been the Rose & Crown, based on the census data.

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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

Some information from records transcribed by Foxearth & District Local History Society.

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