Photo of Fighting Cocks

grid reference TM 535 915

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last updated 31/12/2019

Lowestoft Fighting Cocks

historical closure era: 21st century

closed early 2019

183 Carlton Rd, NR33 0NA

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A large pub, probably dating from the early 20th century.

Reported to be closed and for sale in March 2019.

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


Cock fighting (usually in a pit) was probably a regular feature near here (typically organised on Shrove Tuesday and other holidays), and hence the name was widespread until the activity was banned in 1795.