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Lakenheath High Bridge House



closed

closed 1960

High Bridge Gravel Rd

grid reference TL 702 833


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last updated 17/07/2015

Located at TL703834. Situated at bridge crossing old drainage canal, now dried out itself by the building of bigger cut-off channel to protect fens in 1960's. Building demolished, very little evidence remains. Tried to buy beer here as a 14 year old but was refused! Guess at closure around 1960, photos exist showing it to be a Bullards house.

(Details supplied by Chris Curtis)

Shown here on the 1900 OS map

on old OS map

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Apr-24 in 1900 states that at a public auction held at the Bull Hotel the High Bridge free public house was submitted for public competion and was knocked down to the Star Brewery Co.


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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)