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CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.last updated 08/02/2020
Eye Eight Bellshistorical closure era: Victorian / Edwardian
closed December 31st, 1914
last owner Adnam's
48 Church St
The Eight Bells was closed in 1914 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses. A previous attempt to close the pub under this scheme in 1909 had failed (evidently they weren't giving up easily).
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from the Eye town licensing records.
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)