Please note that due to the pandemic currently being allowed to run out of control, many pubs are having to close temporarily or restrict their trading hours due to staff sickness or self-isolation. Please check with the pubs if you plan to travel any distance.

Lowestoft Fox & Hounds

Lowestoft Fox & Hounds

North West, 52.47873,1.75506

Closed: 1977

178 London Rd North

grid reference TM 550 933

The pub is shown, though not named, on this OS town plan from 1884 (larger map).

old OS map

This was a public house until 1977. My grandparents, William and Kathleen Bangs, were the licensees from 1952 till it closed. Then they retired and the building was never used as a pub again.

(information supplied by Rachel Cladingbowl)

It's also listed at Southend (1839 and 1840) at Old Nelson Street (or 47 Nelson Street) and at 73 London Road (1874).





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(old PO directory information courtesy of

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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