Lowestoft Bayfields Hotel & Bar

Lowestoft Bayfields Hotel & Bar

also traded as Bayfield's Anchor

East, 52.48349,1.75626

Closed: 21st century
Closed and for sale or 20 year free of tie lease

opened Victorian

last owner/operator: Wellington

159 High St, NR32 1HU

grid reference TM 551 939

It's shown (though unnamed) on this old OS map from about 1904 (interactive map)

old OS map

This is a 19th century hotel with a public bar that has re-opened as a pub under new management following a fire at the end of 2014.

This is a 19th century hotel with a public bar.

The building was damaged in a fire late in November 2014. It has since been renovated and reopened. It was reported in September 2016 to again be closed, with the lease on the market. Given the run-down state of this part of town (the nearby Crown Hotel has been empty since 2009) it seems unlikely it will reopen.





Historical interest

Historical interest




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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of

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