Lakenheath High Bridge House
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
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)