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Beccles Prince of Wales

Beccles Prince of Wales

Closed 1919

opened about 1861

5 Smallgate

grid reference TM 421 905

The map location and photo assume that the street numbering scheme is unchanged.

A Smith, in his paper "Inns of Beccles in 1929" (kindly supplied by Daryl Ling) tells us the closure date and that the pub was "in Smallgate where the post office now stands". Unfortunately, no maps showing either have been found so far.

An earlier Prince of Wales used to stand in Saltgate, on the site of the cinema.







(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.