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Photo of Burton's Stores

grid reference TM 422 902

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last updated 06/11/2017

Beccles Burton's Stores

also traded as as: Blue Bell?

historical era: date unknown

10 Hungate

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This was listed in the 1909 rating records as a pub owned by Ind Coope. Unfortunately the name is illegible due to poor handwriting in the rate book, but it's described as "late Hungate Stores", so presumably only converted to a pub shortly before this date. It's listed as the Blue Bell from 1753 to before 1788 ("formerly called the Blue Bell") though it isn't clear if this was a pub.

Our photo and map location show where this pub would have been assuming the numbering scheme is unchanged. It's not clear whether this is a more modern building or the original one re-faced. If you can clear any of this up, please let us know.


(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.