Renovation project gets underway at Wenns pub in King’s Lynn

The Wenns pub in Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn ANL-151208-144414001
The Wenns pub in Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn ANL-151208-144414001
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Lynn’s well-known Wenns pub in Saturday Market Place is being completely renovated after closing recently.

The pub, which is a Grade II listed building, has been bought by new owners. The refurbishment is being undertaken by Lynn-based property developers TR Maintenance. Tom Hopkins, from the firm, said: “We are working on a renovation programme but at this stage its future use is still undecided.” The building was first used as a pub in 1872, when the licensee was Simon Claxton Luckly, who was succeeded by James Wenn in 1877 and Lizzie Wenn in 1889. The pub sign shows a typical East Anglian wherry.