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Newmarket Victoria

previously known as Victoria Bars?, Greyhound, Carlton



closed

opened pre-1667

closed 1977

High St

grid reference TL 643 633


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last updated 28/08/2015

According to the Newmarket Shops website, the Greyhound Inn was bought by King Charles II from the Piches family in 1667. It was rebuilt in 1986 as the Hotel Victoria and Renamed the Carlton between 1936 and 1946.

Greyhound is listed as a Posting Inn in 1844

Demolished in May 1977, the site is now occupied by Boots chemist shop.

A report in the Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald** on 07 Aug in 1883 states that :

The Newmarket Greyhound Hotel, for so many years in the hands of the JARVIS family, has been sold to a well-known Cricklewood hotel keeper.


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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)