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Buckinghamshire:
Defunct Brewery Livery

27 March 2014

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Amersham, 145 High Street Eagle Either side of the door panels enamel paint on metal - Pennant trademark 'BENSKINS ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750' - white lettering on red background (note these are currently covered by signs which can be removed). Inn sign includes pennant and 'BENSKINS'. BL 2003 .

Buckinghamshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Amersham, 30 High Street Kings Arms In the car park, a 'No Liability' Notice: 'IND COOPE LIMITED'. BL 2003 .

Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Amersham, 69 Chestnut Lane Red Lion A modern board sign: 'BENSKINS BITTER ... TRADITIONAL CASK ALE'. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Thomas Wethered & Sons Ltd Marlow Amersham, 97 High Street Elephant & Castle A lantern. On the faces, an oval surrounding an illustration of the brewery and 'THOMAS WETHERED & SONS ... EST 1758 ... MARLOW BREWERY'. BL 2003; BHK photo 2008 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Aylesbury, 59 Walton Street Ship (demolished) Side of door panel - enamel paint on metal - pennant trademark and 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750' - white lettering on red background. Wooden signs with name of pub, pennant trademark and 'BENSKINS'. On the corner a very fine lantern on a wrought iron bracket - pennant trademark and 'BENSKINS EST 1750'. The landlord has photographs from 50 years ago featuring this lantern. Demolished in 2008 for a redevelopment scheme. BL 2003; BHK photo 2007; CAMRA local mag 2008 Picture
GONE

Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury Brewery Co Ltd Aylesbury Aylesbury, 9 Buckingham Road Britannia Plaque, enamel paint on metal. White background with a central roundel: Duck trademark encircled by 'AYLESBURY BREWERY COMPANY' and underneath a scroll with 'A.B.C'. RQ 2003; SP photo 2012 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury Brewery Co Ltd Aylesbury Aylesbury, 94 Cambridge Street Oddfellows Arms (former) On the side gable of the archway (east-facing wall); a large fading painted sign on brick: 'AYLESBURY BREWERY Cos ... ALES & STOUT'. No longer a pub - now a pizza takeaway. RQ 2003; SP photo 2012 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Whitbread & Co Ltd London, EC1 Beaconsfield, 22 London Road Saracens Head Raised lettering within decorative plasterwork on a gable: 'A WHITBREAD HOUSE'. Over a window is a grille containing five roundels with the brewery's 'deer' trademark. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury Brewery Co Ltd Aylesbury Bolter End, grid ref 797923 Peacock Three items: (1) An old pole sign- gold lettering on panel at bottom 'A.B.C'. (2) Two lanterns with, unusually, dark coloured ducks - these shades tend to vary. (3) Raised lettering on front and side elevations - name of pub and 'ABC AYLESBURY BREWERY COMPANY'. RQ 2003; BHK photo 2007 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Castlethorpe, 1 South Street Carrington Arms A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Chesham, 14 High Street George & Dragon Wall sign headed by pennant and 'BENSKINS'. BL 2003 .

Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Chesham, 152 High Street Waggon & Horses Door panel - enamel paint on metal - Pennant trademark 'BENSKINS ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750' - white lettering on red background. Notice at car park has 'IND COOPE BENSKINS LTD'. BL 2003 .

Buckinghamshire

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Chesham, 2 Amersham Road Wild Rover An Usher plaque. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Chesham, Waterside Pheasant A board sign with the Pennant trademark and 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. Also a 'No liability' sign in the car park with 'IND COOPE BENSKINS LIMITED'. BHK 2012 .

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Emberton, 12 High Street Bell & Bear A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Morland & Co Ltd Abingdon Farnham Common, Collinswood Road Yew Tree A semi-circular panel above the pole sign with 'MORLAND ... EST'D 1711' and illustrations of the Artist's head and palette. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Morland & Co Ltd Abingdon Farnham Common, Victoria Road Victoria A semi-circular panel above the pole sign with 'MORLAND ... EST'D 1711' and illustrations of the Artist's head and palette. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Morland & Co Ltd Abingdon Farnham Royal, 10 Furlong Drive Lynch Pin A semi-circular panel above the hanging sign with 'MORLAND ... EST'D 1711' and illustrations of the Artist's head and palette. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Gerrards Cross, Austenwood Lane Three Pigeons 'COURAGE' lettering on the pub's pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury Brewery Co Ltd Aylesbury Haddenham, High Street Kings Head A fine carved inn sign with a 'playing card' style illustration of a king's head, and underneath, carved lettering in relief: 'A.B.C'. Also an 'Aylesbury Brewery Company' lantern sign featuring the a 'duck' image. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Morland & Co Ltd Abingdon Hazlemere, 352 Amersham Road Queens Head A semi-circular panel above the hanging sign with 'MORLAND ... EST'D 1711' and illustrations of the Artist's head and palette. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc High Wycombe, 680 London Road King George V A pole sign with plain red faces and the Courage cockerel. 'COURAGE' lettering on the fascia. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc High Wycombe, 99 London Road Pheasant Courage signs, including a cockerel pole sign. RWo 2008 .

Buckinghamshire

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 High Wycombe, Upper Green Street Saracens House (formerly Saracens Head) Converted to residential. The bracket for the former pub sign survives with 'CHARRINGTON' lettering. GCr photo 2013 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Holmer Green, Earl Howe Road Earl Howe A metal plaque above the pole sign with 'COURAGE' lettering. Mounted above this is a Courage gold cockerel. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Iver Heath, Church Road Stag & Hounds The pole sign comprises a plain red square with a Courage gold cockerel in the centre - no lettering. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Thomas Wethered & Sons Ltd Marlow Lane End, Church Road Old Sun Two gables with raised plaster letters and yellow symbolised flowers: (1) 'Wethered's' (2) 'Marlow Ales'. RQ 2003; BHK photo 2007 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Lent Rise, 170 Lent Rise Road Brickmakers Arms A metal plaque above the pole sign with 'COURAGE' lettering. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Marlow, 25 West Street Coach & Horses Illuminated 'cockerel' sign on the fascia. DT photo 2006 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Thomas Wethered & Sons Ltd Marlow Marlow, High Street Wethered's Brewery (former) The former Thomas Wethered Brewery was closed in 1988, and the site has been redeveloped into housing. A small survivor is a brick with 'TW' and the date 1791. DT photo 2006 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Milton Keynes - Wolverton, 59 Stratford Road Craufurd Arms 'CHARRINGTON' in modern applied lettering on the walls. Also a 'Toby' image above the pole sign. WRB 2008 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Naphill, Woodlands Black Lion 'Courage' lettering in olde English style on the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Newport Pagnell, 33 Tickford Street Bull A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Oakley, 2 Worminghall Road Royal Oak Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. The pub is now a Vale Brewery house. BHK 2007 .

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Olney, 12 High Street Swan A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Olney, 34 High Street Two Brewers A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Piddington, Old Oxford Road Dashwood Arms The pole sign includes a metal plate with 'Courage' lettering - deteriorating. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Morland & Co Ltd Abingdon Prestwood, High Street Chequers A semi-circular panel above the hanging sign with 'MORLAND ... EST'D 1711' and illustrations of the Artist's head and palette. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Stoney Stratford, 1 Wolverton Road Foresters Arms A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Taplow, Rectory Road Oak & Saw 'Olde English' style lettering 'Courage' on the hanging sign; and a gold cockerel mounted at the end of the sign. Also an old-style Courage lantern with the cockerel in colour. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Terriers (High Wycombe), Amersham Road Beech Tree The pole sign features a plain red sign and the gold cockerel. The Courage lettering has been lost from the top of the sign. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Tingewick, Main Street Crown Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. (Painted out.) RQ 2003 .

Buckinghamshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Wexham, Wexham Street Plough Two modern board signs: (1) 'BENSKINS BITTER ... TRADITIONAL CASK ALE'; (2) 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Buckinghamshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Woburn Sands, Station Road Station Hotel A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Buckinghamshire

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Wooburn, Wooburn Common Lane Royal Standard A well-maintained example of the now rare Whitbread livery mounted above the hanging sign; with 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark, surrounded by hop leaf and barley decoration. BHK 2010 .

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