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Defunct Brewery Livery

4 December 2019

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Badwell Ash, The Street White Horse A large tiled panel on the end wall - green lettering on cream: 'BADWELL ASH ... WHITE HORSE ... LACONS'. WRB photo 2007 Picture

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Norwich Brewery Co (Watney subsidiary) (ex Morgan Brewery) Norwich Beccles, 11 Old Market Bear & Bells Two Norwich Brewery lanterns with the Oak Tree trademark. Google in 2018 shows that the lanterns now have clear glass. DT photo 2003; Google 2018 Picture
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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Beccles, 51 London Road Butchers Arms On the end wall, a ceramic plaque with a falcon and 'LACONS' beneath. Obscured by a placard from 2009-2012. BHK photo 2012; Google 2009-2012 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Beccles, 56-58 Blyburgate Fleece (former) Rebuilt by Lacons in 1930, the frontage incorporates a large roundel bordered by tiles, with lettering inside: 'EL ... 1930'. Converted to residential use. Apart from the roundel, leaded glass survives with the room names in the front doors. SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Beccles, Grove Road Ingate Hotel A plaque set into the wall of the porch with a falcon and 'LACONS' beneath; an oval-shaped tile surround. BHK photo 2012; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Brome, Norwich Road (A140) Swan Above the pub pole sign, a falcon standing on a barrel. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Bungay, 53 Lower Olland Street Ship (former) On the right-hand end wall, a large relief panel: '1923 ... THE SHIP INN ... LACONS FINE ALES'. Now a private house. DMcD 2005; DT photo 2005 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Corton, The Street Corton Hut (aka Corton Inn) On the left-side wall next to a door, an oval plaque with a falcon and 'LACONS' beneath. DT 2005 .

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Oliver Brothers Sudbury Edwardstone, Mill Green White Horse On the wall, a fading painted sign with lettering: 'OLIVER BROS FINE ALES & STOUT'. SLu 2003; WRB photo 2007 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Eye, 18 Castle Street Horse Shoes (former) The pub has been converted to residential use. On the left side of the front elevation is a pretty tiled Lacon's plaque with a central falcon. AH photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Eye, 3 Church Street Kings Head (former) Two large painted signs on the brickwork - white lettering on green background: 'LACONS ALES & SPIRITS'. Converted to a house. RB 2003; HR 2005; WRB photo 2007; NSm 2009 Picture

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Norwich Brewery Co (Watney subsidiary) (ex Morgan Brewery) Norwich Eye, 7 Cross Street Queens Head Brown plaque: 'THE NORWICH BREWERY CO. - LOCAL BREWERS SINCE 1844' surrounding an oak tree trademark. WRB photo 2007 Picture

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Norwich Brewery Co (Watney subsidiary) (ex Morgan Brewery) Norwich Framlingham, College Road White Horse Above the door, a lantern - 'THE NORWICH BREWERY CO - LOCAL BREWERS SINCE 1844' and Oak Tree trademark. MTi 2016 .

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Fressingfield, The Street Swan Above the pub pole sign, a falcon standing on a barrel, all painted gold. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Cobbold & Co Ltd Ipswich Hadleigh, 126 High Street Shoulder of Mutton (former) Raised lettering on the frontage: 'COBBOLD'S ... ALES & SPIRITS'. Converted to a house. WRB photo 2007 Picture

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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Hadleigh, 46 Bridge Street White Hart Raised lettering on the frontage: 'TOLLY COBBOLD ... ALES & SPIRITS'. WRB photo 2007 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Halesworth, Broadway Triple Plea On the left side of the pub, set into a wall next to a door, an oval plaque with a falcon and 'LACONS' beneath. Also a Lacon falcon standing on a barrel mounted above the pub pole sign. DT photo 2006 Picture

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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Ipswich, 293 Norwich Road Emperor (former) Bold relief lettering on front - 'TOLLY' and 'COBBOLD'. By 2014, the pub had been converted into supermarket, but the lettering survives. SP 2003; SP photo 2014 Picture

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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Ipswich, Cliff Quay Brewery Tap In the interior of this pub which sits in the shadow of Cobbold's former brewery. Etched windows (presumably relocated from elsewhere), including 'TOLLEMACHES ... FINE ALES & STOUT'. Other Tolly Cobbold memorabilia inside. KLa photo 2012 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Knodishall, B1069 Coldfair Green Butchers Arms Set within the walls of the porches on each side of the pub, two plaques in rectangular panels with falcons and 'LACONS'. Centrally at first floor level on the front elevation is a good tiled pub name panel in Lacon's style - brown lettering on cream. TACS 2002; DT photo 2006 Picture

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Bullard & Sons Ltd Norwich Lowestoft - Pakefield, 95 Stradbroke Road Ship Inn This pub was built in about 1910 as a replacement for one which fell victim to cliff erosion. The two Bullard's etched door windows, each side of the lobby, were apparently rescued from the old pub. SP photo 2019 Picture

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Oulton Ales Ltd Oulton Broad Lowestoft - Pakefield, 95 Stradbroke Road Ship Inn Oulton Ales operated this former Bullard's pub from 2003-2008. In the lobby is a large decorative leaded window with 'OULTON ALES' in a roundel surrounding a fish. SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft - Pakefield, London Road South Tramway Hotel Set into the wall on the right-side of the building, an oval plaque with a falcon and 'LACONS' beneath. SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft - Pakefield, Wilson Road Jolly Sailors An old clifftop pub which was extended by Lacons in the 1930s. On the corner, an art deco style tower with LACONS in vertical relief lettering. DT photo 2006; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, 108 Carlton Road Morning Star (former) Converted to a house. On each wing of the front elevation is a decorative roundel - on the left 'EL', on the right, the date 1930. On the right side, the very attractive shopfront-style frontage has decorative lettering on the fascia: 'LACONS ... THE MORNING STAR ... ALES'. DT 2006; WRB photo 2006; AH 2009; SP photo 2019 Picture

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Norwich Brewery Co (Watney subsidiary) (ex Morgan Brewery) Norwich Lowestoft, 131 High Street Globe (former) Above the corner door, a Norwich Brewery lantern sign with oak tree trademark. The pub has been converted to a cafe and community use. DT 2005; WRB photo 2006; SP photo 2019 Picture

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Steward Patteson Finch & Co Norwich Lowestoft, 133a High Street Old Blue Anchor (Old Blue Anchor Stores) Fine original panel on the corner with lettering in relief: an anchor illustration, then 'THE OLD BLUE ANCHOR STORES - 1888'. In the corners are the initials: 'S - P - F - Co'. RB reports that this brewery was the precursor of Steward & Patteson Ltd, and existed between 1837 and 1895. DT photo 2005; RB 2005; AH 2009; MBr photo 2016; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, 20 Tonning Street Eagle Tavern (former) Tiled sign at roof level: cream tiles with two 'eagle' illustrations facing inwards and brown lettering 'EAGLE TAVERN ... LACONS'. At each side on top of the sign supports, two large falcon statuettes looking to the left. Between the ground and first floor windows is a tiled sign in similar style with lettering 'LACONS YARMOUTH ALES'. In 2019, it is proposed to convert the pub into dwellings. This will almost certainly mean the removal of the pub signs. DT photo 2006; AH 2009; SP photo 2019 Picture

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Norwich Brewery Co (Watney subsidiary) (ex Morgan Brewery) Norwich Lowestoft, 233 St Peters Street Tudor Rose Lantern - 'THE NORWICH BREWERY CO - EST SINCE 1844' and Oak Tree trademark. DT 2003; WRB photo 2006; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, 5 Commercial Road Anchor (Anchor Stores) A plain board sign which unusually has both Lacon (falcon) and Whitbread trademarks. Possibly converted to a B&B. Pub signs removed. WRB photo 2006; AH 2009 Picture
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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, 60-62 Rotterdam Road Lacon Arms Above the pub pole sign, a Lacon's falcon. Next to the front door is a rainwater head with an 'L'. DT photo 2003; AH 2009; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, 61 Raglan Street Hearts of Oak The front bar door has etched glass with an image of a Lacon falcon and 'BAR'. DT 2003; WRB photo 2006; AH 2009; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, Hollingsworth Road Alderman (former) Set within the "crazy paving" stonework, on each side of the entrance was a plaque with falcon image and 'LACONS' beneath. Both falcons face left. Sadly, by 2017, this unusual frontage had been removed and replaced by a modern supermarket frontage. DT photo 2003; AH 2009; Google 2017 Picture
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Youngman & Preston Lowestoft Lowestoft, Rant Score Youngman & Preston - former Eagle Brewery The brewery was demolished and replaced by a Birds Eye factory. A statuette of the brewery trademark, an Eagle, was retained and stands above the entrance to the Birds Eye premises. DT photo 2003; MBr photo 2016 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Lowestoft, St Margarets Plain First & Last Metal oval plate with falcon image and 'LACON INNS' in gold on a maroon background. Plaque set in white panel with falcon image - facing right - and 'LACONS' beneath. DT photo 2003; AH 2009; SP photo 2019 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Mettingham, Bungay Road Tally Ho (former) A rectangular plaque set into the wall adjacent to the bar door with a falcon image and 'LACONS' beneath. Above the pub pole sign, a falcon standing on a barrel. Converted to a cafe by 2011, but the Lacon's features appear to have survived. DT photo 2006; AH 2009; Google 2011 Picture

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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Needham Market, 86 High Street, corner of Bridge Street (formerly Bull Lane) Bull (former) Raised lettering on the front wall and side gable: 'TOLLY COBBOLD'. WRB photo 2007; NRo 2007 Picture

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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Needham Market, Coddenham Road Rampant Horse Corner pub with raised lettering on walls: 'TOLLY COBBOLD' and 'TOLLY COBBOLD ... ALES & SPIRITS'. AH reports no Tolly signs in October 2007. WRB photo 2007; AH 2007 Picture
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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Newmarket, 122 Valley Way Palomino Internal. The top-piece to the bar-back has lettering: 'COBNUT ... TOLLY ... CARDINAL'. The first and last are Tolly Brewery brands. A post-war estate pub. MS photo 2017 Picture

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E Lacon & Co Ltd Great Yarmouth Oulton Broad, Bridge Street George Borrow Hotel Formerly the Station Hotel. An etched window with three Lacon falcons. An etched window with 'LACON ALES'. Converted to retail. The Lacon windows appear to have been removed. DT photo 2003; AH 2009; Suffolk CAMRA 2017 Picture
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Norwich Brewery Co (Watney subsidiary) (ex Morgan Brewery) Norwich Oulton, 28 Oulton Street Blue Boar Blue plaque - 'THE NORWICH BREWERY CO. - LOCAL BREWERS SINCE 1844' surrounding an oak tree trademark. DT photo 2003 Picture

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Tollemache & Cobbold Breweries Ltd Ipswich Stowmarket, 65 Stowupland Street Pickerel Lettering on the front, quite recently repainted: 'Tolly Cobbold Ales & Spirits' . RWo 2011 .

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J C Mauldon & Sons Sudbury Sudbury, 43 Friars Street Angel Etched windows - one example - 'THE ANGEL - MAULDON & SON'S UNRIVALLED STOUT'. NB 2005 reports that the "Unrivalled Stout" window has gone. However, one remains, identical, except it advertises "Choice Blends of Scotch Whiskies". AH confirms no Mauldon windows in 2007. SLu 2003; NB 2005; AH 2007 .
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Oliver Brothers Sudbury Sudbury, 59-60 Cross Street White Hart (former) A former pub with a fine set of etched windows. These incorporate a 'stag' motif and good lettering: 'OLIVER BROs ... FINE ALES' and 'OLIVER BROs ... STOUT & PORTER'. The former bar doors have lettering 'BAR ... WINES' and 'BAR ... SPIRITS. Possibly closed in the 1960s. WRB photo 2007 Picture

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