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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 Britannia Wine Shades

Beccles Britannia Wine Shades

also traded as Shades, Britannia Shades, Britannia Wine & Spirit Shades

closed 1927

3 Blyburgate

grid reference TM 422 903

The building pictured is thought to be the Britannia Wine Shades, which is listed at 3 Blyburgate Street.

The closure date is given by A Smith in his paper "Inns of Beccles in 1929" (kindly supplied by Daryl Ling).

It's shown (but not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century (interactive map)

old OS 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)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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

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