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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those planning to reopen when permitted are listed on this page.

Holton Duke

Holton Duke

also traded as Dukes Head

closed 16th July 1909

opened pre-1874

Beccles Rd

grid reference TM 413 789

The Duke was forced to close on July 16th, 1909 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of alcohol licenses. It's now a guesthouse.

It was called the Dukes Head in 1891.

The pub can be seen on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

Map

map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

Closure date from Blything licensing records.

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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