also traded as Six Bells
North East, 52.454501,1.567025
Closed between 1970 and 2000
opened 15th century
60 Blyburgate, NR34 9TQ
grid reference TM 424 900
It's shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Originally the Six Bells, it had become the Crown by 1829.
After confirmation that Robert Le Grys of Beccles had died, a number of licensed property that he owned in town were advertised for sale the following week including: The White Lyon, the Adam and Eve, and the Crown in Bungay,...in the Occupation of Widow Lauton at the yearly Rent of £15.Ipswich Journal, October 10th 1767***
At the Beccles Petty Sessions held in June 1885, the license for the Crown was temporary endorsed to James Harber, late of Wrentham. Ipswich Journal, June 1885**
At the Beccles Petty Sessions held in July 1885 the license for the Crown, Beccles, was transferred to James Harber.Ipswich Journal, July 1885**
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.