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Gislingham Prince George

Gislingham Prince George

also traded as Prince of Wales

Closed 1926 or 1927

last owner/operator: Colchester Brewery

West View House High St

grid reference TM 075 715

Now West View House, this was build around 1600, with some rebuilding a century later and alterations in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The license wasn't renewed in 1927, so the pub presumably closed about 1926 or 1927.

NOTE: With the death of Frederick, Prince of Wales in 1751 his eldest on Prince George became heir to British throne (and crowned King George the third in 1760).

The pub is shown on this old OS map from 1885 (interactive map).

old OS map





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** historical details supplied by Neil Langridge)

Closure date from Hartismere licensing records.

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