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A nostalgic look at some of Norfolk’s best-loved pubs - how many have you been to?

PUBLISHED: 11:40 05 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:34 05 September 2017

Kings Head Hotel Dereham. Picture: Archant library

Kings Head Hotel Dereham. Picture: Archant library

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A great pub is a must in any Norfolk town or village and while many have closed over time there are still some real gems to find and many haven’t changed much at all.

The Crown Hotel, Wells. Picture: Archant library The Crown Hotel, Wells. Picture: Archant library

In these pictures from our archives we look back at a few you may have frequented, to enjoy a meal, a drink and a yarn.

The King’s Head and The Bull in Dereham, Crown in Wells and Red Lion in Stiffkey are still much the same.

The Pilgrim’s Rest in Docking is now the Pilgrim’s Reach - does anyone know why the name was changed?

And the Old Brewery House in Reepham is now the Dial House and the Henry IV in Fakenham is now run by Hungry Horse.

Stiffkey Red Lion, 1990. Picture: Archant library Stiffkey Red Lion, 1990. Picture: Archant library

How many of these have you visited?

The Pilgrims Rest in Docking, 18th April, 1994. Picture: Archant library The Pilgrims Rest in Docking, 18th April, 1994. Picture: Archant library

The Old Brewery house, Reepham. Picture: Archant library The Old Brewery house, Reepham. Picture: Archant library

Fakenham's new public-house, which has been named Henry the Fourth, July 1957. Picture: Archant library Fakenham's new public-house, which has been named Henry the Fourth, July 1957. Picture: Archant library

The Bull public-house in Dereham, May 1980. Picture: Archant library The Bull public-house in Dereham, May 1980. Picture: Archant library

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