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Lowestoft Fisherman's Arms



closed

75 Whapload Rd


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last updated 11/04/2015

Demolished?

Has been reported at number 6, but the 1910 Lowestoft Rate book places it at number 75, when the pub was owned by Youngmans & Preston. (Road was renumbered between 1901 & 1911)

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Sep 1880 states that :

Mr T Sayer made an application to transfer the license for the Fisherman’s Arms to new premises situated on the corner of Battery green Road. There was a strong objection to the proposed new site as the area was considered quiet and respectable. It was also where church goes congregated on a Sunday morning as it was the principal route from town avoiding the nuisance of Herring Fleet Score. A further objection was that the Inn would be opposite the newly acquired vicarage. The application was withdrawn in the face of such strong opposition.


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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)