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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Beccles Cambridge Inn

Beccles Cambridge Inn

also traded as Cambridge Stores, Pleasure Boat (Yacht?)

Closed between 1920 and 1970

23 Northgate

grid reference TM 421 907

This is listed as the Cambridge Stores in the 1909 rating record, so perhaps only off-sales?

David Wallace recalls the following: "My mother used to tell me the tale of how when she was a young girl (circa 1914), she would accompany her grandfather as he drove his horse and cart around the town of Beccles. She recalls that he used to like to call in at the "Cambridge" in Northgate. Only much much later in life did she come to believe he was actually distributing various 'materials' to the Landlord, and these were very likely alcohol or tobacco based items smuggled into the locality via the Waveney River traffic…

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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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