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Devon:
Defunct Brewery Livery

28 May 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Devon

J A Devenish & Co Ltd Redruth and Weymouth Axmouth, Church Street Ship Heavy plastic plaque: same design as other Devenish plaques but includes 'good food'. These are therefore reproduction and were placed by the brewery in the early 1990's. NC 2003 .

Devon

Heavitree Brewery Ltd Exeter Bideford, Mill Street - corner of Lower Gunstone Heavitree Arms The pub is named after the former brewery. On the Mill Street elevation are etched windows: 'AGENT FOR ... BAKERS ... HEAVITREE ... ALES'. The Baker family owned the brewery during the 19th and early 20th centuries. GCr photo 2009 Picture

Devon

Norman & Pring Ltd Exeter Buckfastleigh, 79-80 Fore Street Valiant Soldier (former) This former pub is now a museum. It was closed in the late 1960s and everything has been left the same as it was then. There are lots of Norman & Pring (City Brewery) signs inside. More information on their web site www.valiantsoldier.org.uk. AH 2013 .

Devon

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Buckfastleigh, 93 Fore Street Kings Arms Hotel 'USHERS' lettering on the hanging sign; two Usher's plaques on the frontage. AH 2013 .

Devon

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Chudleigh, 51 Fore Street Constitutional Club Illuminated box sign - Ansell's Best Bitter and club name. RF 2001 .

Devon

Heavitree Brewery Ltd Exeter Cockwood, Dawlish Warren Road Anchor Two oval plaques, one each side of the main door, black in colour, with 'A HEAVITREE HOUSE ... ESTd. 1790'; and the brewery's trademark in a small roundel. SRH photo 2009 Picture

Devon

Plymouth Breweries Ltd Plymouth Dartmouth, Market Square Dolphin A fine tiled frontage. One panel has salmon coloured tiles with green lettering: 'STAR (star emblem) ALES'. Then vertically 'PLYMOUTH BREWERIES', and at the bottom 'LIMITED'. TACS 2006; CVo photo 2010 Picture

Devon

Heavitree Brewery Ltd Exeter Dawlish, Beach Street Exeter Inn An oval plaque, black in colour, with 'A HEAVITREE HOUSE'; and the brewery's trademark in a small roundel. Also more modern Heavitree signs. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Devon

Heavitree Brewery Ltd Exeter Exeter, 36 New North Road Locomotive A round plaque, maroon in colour, with the brewery's trademark in the centre, and 'A HEAVITREE HOUSE ... ESTd. 1790'. SRH photo 2009 Picture

Devon

Norman & Pring Ltd Exeter Exeter, 60 New North Road Oddfellows Etched front windows: 'OLDE CITY ALES'. This pub was owned by Norman & Pring until the takeover by Whitbread in 1962. Was named THIRSTY CAMEL for a time. By 2007, the windows had been replaced with clear glazing. SP 2003; DCo photo 2004; SP 2007 Picture
GONE

Devon

Heavitree Brewery Ltd Exeter Exeter, Quay Hill Prospect An oval plaque on the frontage 'A HEAVITREE HOUSE ... ESTd 1790' and the brewery's trade mark in a roundel. May post-date the company's brewery period, but is not new. AH 2013 .

Devon

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Exeter, St Davids Station Approach Great Western Hotel A projecting box sign in deteriorating condition features 'DRAUGHT Bass' and the red triangle trademark. WRB photo 2008 Picture

Devon

Aylwin & Snowden Exeter Exmouth, 11 Tower Street Michael's Restaurant On the gable end of this former pub, a delightful old painted sign: 'THE NOTED WELLPARK BREWERY ALES'. This sign may date from the period when the brewery was operated as ROSS & PIDSLEY. AH photo 2013 Picture

Devon

Norman & Pring Ltd Exeter Exmouth, 21 Exeter Road Exmouth Arms One etched window on the side elevation: 'CITY BREWERY ALES'. On the wall adjacent is a board sign with Whitbread's logo. SP 2007; AH photo 2013 Picture

Devon

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Exmouth, 21 Imperial Road York Inn (formerly York Hotel). Black slate plaque with the red triangle logo and 'Bass ON DRAUGHT'. Also a metal plaque for Worthington Best Bitter. Two 'YH' monograms represent the name of the pub. BL 2001; SP photo 2007 Picture

Devon

Heavitree Brewery Ltd Exeter Exmouth, High Street Heavitree (formerly Heavitree Arms) In the tympanum above a disused doorway is a scroll with: 'HEAVITREE BREWERY', topped with a shield incorporating the brewery's trademark. Also the date 1934. BL 2001; SP photo 2007 Picture

Devon

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Honiton, 133 High Street Three Tuns The hanging sign has fading Bass painted lettering. Applied 'Bass' script lettering and a triangle on the front wall. A slate plaque with a red triangle and 'Bass ON DRAUGHT'. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Devon

St Annes Well Brewery Co Ltd Exeter Moretonhampstead, Cross Street Bell Etched glass windows bearing the name of St Anne's Well Brewery in Exeter, which took over the pub in the 1890s. ASw 2008 .

Devon

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Newton Abbot, 3 Market Street Market House Inn A double-sided box sign incorporating the Whitbread 'tankard' and 'deer' trademark. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Devon

Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Newton Abbot, 55 Wolborough Street Wolborough Arms A pair of etched windows, which look different ages: (1) 'STARKEY, KNIGHT & FORD ... GOLD MEDAL ALES' and (2) 'STARKEY, KNIGHT & FORD ... TIVERTON ALES' SP 2002; WRB photo 2007 Picture

Devon

Octagon Brewery Ltd Plymouth Plymouth, 14 Barbican Dolphin Hotel Two old leaded windows on the front elevation, each with a central leaded panel with 'OB' logos. Also a slate 'Bass on Draught' plaque next to the door. GB 2003 ; SP photo 2017 Picture

Devon

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Topsham, Bridge Hill Bridge Inn A postwar box sign: '(NO) WHITBREAD TANKARD'. Also Bass signs. SP photo 2007 Picture

Devon

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Topsham, Bridge Hill Bridge Inn An old hanging sign outside with 'Bass' and the triangle trademark - white on black. On the shelves behind the bar is a small Bass panel. Also a Whitbread Tankard sign. SP photo 2007 Picture

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