TF4609 : The Five Bells (Sign) - Public Houses, Inns and Taverns of Wisbech

taken 3 years ago, near to Walsoken, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The Five Bells (Sign) - Public Houses, Inns and Taverns of Wisbech
The Five Bells (Sign) - Public Houses, Inns and Taverns of Wisbech
This historic public house is at 13 Norfolk Street, Wisbech. The photographer has drunk in this pub. The current complete building can be seen in this photo LinkExternal link. It dates back to the mid 18th century and the date stone can be seen in this photo LinkExternal link.
It currently appears to be closed and for sale with an asking price in excess of £200,000
THE INNS, TAVERNS, PUBLIC HOUSES AND HOTELS OF WISBECH, CAMBS
A photographic survey started in 2016

I am attempting to locate and photograph all of the inns, tavern, pubs, bars, beer houses and hotels that ever existed in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. There are about 160 names in total which will fall into 3 categories:-
1 - Those still trading
2 - Those closed but the buildings are still standing
3 - The site/area of those demolished and lost forever

Some of them changed names over the years so I estimate there are about 145 sites to locate.

I hope to find all the hostelries in a book titled “The Inns and Taverns of Wisbech” written in 1950 by Mr A A Oldham who lived in Wisbech and which was subsequently republished in 1979 by Cambridgeshire Libraries. Although very comprehensively and painstakingly researched and documented (without the help of the internet) the book only contains photographs of 4 hostelries.
I will also photograph any additional hostelries that have opened after 1950 or any AA Oldham did not record.
I intend to find old photographs, maps or documentary proof of the existence and location of any establishment previously unknown to me and also record those I have frequented as a customer.

Please feel free to contact me if you believe any of the information is incorrect or you have additional information I could use.

You are free to reuse any photographs or information that is my copyright as long as you acknowledge the copyright as explained on the Geograph website. A link to the website would also be appreciated.

Total photographed and recorded as at 22nd December 2017 is 95
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Public House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4641 0939 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.7478N 0:9.8053E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4641 0940
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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1745  Tavern  Public House  Pub  Inn  Former Pub  Former Pub for Sale  Former Inn  Former Tavern  Sign  Pub Sign  Public House Sign 

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