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Gloucestershire - Bristol:
Defunct Brewery Livery

5 May 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Barton Hill, 30 Queen Anne Road Rhubarb Tavern On the gable wall, lettering in relief now painted out but still legible: 'GEORGES & Co's LIMITED ... OLD, MILD, & ...'. Modern lettering for the pub sign has been applied on top. CAMRA local mag 2008; BHK photo 2009 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Bedminster, 1 Cannon Street London Inn This attractive corner pub has a stone fascia with lettering in relief in arts & crafts style: 'GEORGES & COMps LIMtd ... OLD BEERS ... MILD ALES'. AH photo 2015 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bedminster, 1 West Street Albert Inn A painted sign on the end wall with 'COURAGE'. Looks relatively modern. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Bedminster, 139 North Street Spotted Cow A stone fascia with sunken lettering: 'GEORGES & CO's Ltd ... PALE ALES'. Over the door is a stone shield with a raised monogram 'G &Co'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Bedminster, Coronation Road, corner New Charlotte Street Little Grosvenor Over the corner entrance, a globe lantern with 'Bass' in script. SP 2009 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Bishopston, Nevil Road Sportsman An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bishopsworth, St Peters Rise Maytree An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'KEEPERS OF THE CASK ALE TRADITION'. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Bristol Centre, 54-58 Park Row White Harte On the corner splay at first-floor level, splendid tiling with a pictorial panel of the 'white hart', plus lettering: 'Ye Olde White Harte' ... 'Bass on draught', and the red triangle trademark. Odd use of the apostophes on the Bass sign. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Burchells Green, 111 Two Mile Hill Road Rose & Crown On the front elevation, four rainwater heads feature the brewery's 'dray horse' trademark and the date 1939. BHK photo 2013 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Clifton, 2 Park Place Quinton House The previously painted-out fascia was reinstated in 2009-2010 to reveal lettering: 'QUINTON HOUSE . GEORGE'S & Cos Ltd. OLD MILD & BITTER BEERS'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Clifton, 2 Park Place Quinton House An Usher plaque mounted on the wall between the first-floor windows. The frontage was refurbished in 2009-2010: the Usher's plaque was removed, and the George's fascia (qv) reinstated. SP 2009; Google photo ca.2009 Picture
GONE

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Clifton, 2 Southleigh Road Victoria 'USHERS' lettering on a high fascia; also an Usher plaque next to the door. There is a lion on the parapet: does this have brewery associations? SP photo 2009 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Clifton, 33 Gordon Road Richmond Springs (later Two Magpies) In the stonework above three front windows, 'G' logos. SP photo 2009 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Clifton, Sion Place Coronation Tap 'USHERS' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK 2010 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Easton, 223 Easton Road Plough A small red box sign featuring a gold cockerel, mounted to the wall on the corner splay. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Easton, 57 Bellevue Road Greenbank Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. BHK 2010 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Eastville, 286 Fishponds Road Queens Head Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. BHK 2010 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Fishponds, 125 Downend Road Downend Tavern An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. A Courage 'gold cockerel' mounted at the end of the iron hanging sign bracket. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Fishponds, 47 Lewington Road Fishponds Tavern An Usher's shield sign mounted on the wall at first floor level; an Usher's oval plaque next to the door. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Horfield, 301 Gloucester Road Old Fox Two Bass lanterns with the 'red triangle' logo. The fascia features modern applied gold lettering with 'BASS'. WRB 2007 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Hotwells, 126 Hotwell Road Mardyke Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. BHK 2008 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Hotwells, 127 St Georges Road Myrtle Tree A narrow slate plaque with gold lettering: ' "Bass" (in script) ... ON DRAUGHT', and in the centre, a red triangle with 'TRADE MARK'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Hotwells, 78 St Georges Road Three Tuns Usher plaque. SP 2009 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

H & G Simonds Ltd Reading Kingsdown, Alfred Place Gainsborough House A former shop. A hanging sign with 'SIMONDS'; also a hop-leaf illustration and 'TRADE MARK ... THE HOP LEAF'. The fascia reads: 'ALES & ... SIMONDS ... WINES'. BHK photo 2008; Google 2012 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Lawrence Hill, 166 Lawrence Hill Packhorse Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. BHK 2008 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Bass Charrington - London and Burton-upon-Trent Lawrence Hill, 7 Lawrence Hill Former Bristol Omnibus Social Club (converted to Depot Bar) A small projecting sign featuring 'Toby Bitter' and the 'Toby' image. SP photo 2009 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Montpelier, 33 Brook Road Star & Garter A small red projecting sign featuring a gold cockerel, possibly illuminated from above, on the corner splay. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

J & T Usher Ltd Bristol Old Market, 1 West Street Palace Hotel Although a little faded now, in paint at the side of the pub is a sign 'Usher’s noted 6d beers'. No sign of this now. MSt 2008; SP 2017 .
GONE

Gloucestershire: Bristol

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Old Market, 1 West Street Palace Hotel Attached to the wall adjacent to the corner door, a ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. MS 2003; MSt 2008; SP photo 2009; SP 2017 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

W J Rogers Ltd Bristol Old Market, 23 Old Market Street Punchbowl The refurbished Punchbowl has a fine array of glazed tile work surrounding the ground floor elevation. A modern sign obscured the fascia for many years, but in 2017 the original tiled fascia was again visible - brown letters on pale green: 'ROGERS' PRIZE MEDAL ALES.'. There is also a painted-over oval Usher's (Trowbridge) plaque attached to the tiled elevation. MSt 2008; SP photo 2017 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Old Market, 70 Old Market Street Long Bar At third floor level on the front gable, a small square red Courage box sign featuring the brewery's gold cockerel. SP 2017 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Old Market, 74 Old Market Street Stag & Hounds Attached to the wall on the ground floor front elevation, a ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. MSt 2008; SP 2017 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Pile Marsh, 27 Avonvale Road Hop Pole 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2009 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Redcliffe, 1 Thomas Lane Seven Stars An Usher plaque at high level on each end wall. SP 2009 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Redcliffe, 60 Victoria Street Kings Head The front window features a 'king's head' illustration, above which in gold lettering: 'COURAGE'. Looks quite modern. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Redcliffe, 7 Prewett Street Bell A small red square projecting sign featuring a gold cockerel. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

J & T Usher Ltd Bristol Redcliffe, Commercial Road Velindra Very large painted letter sign 'USHERS' at parapet level. In 2009, much of the external plaster had fallen off, including part of the sign. CAMRA local mag photo 2006; BHK photo 2009 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Redcliffe, Victoria Street George's Bristol Brewery (former) The surviving brewery buildings feature in the tympanum above a window, a roundel with a lion in the centre and 'COURAGE' above. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Redcliffe, Victoria Street George's Bristol Brewery (former) The surviving brewery buildings feature some logos. (1) On a gable, large stone panels with 'THE BRISTOL ... BREWERY ... GEORGES' & Co Ltd'. (2) At high level, a roundel with monogram 'G & Co'. Also a Courage roundel. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Southville, 185 Coronation Road Avon Packet Above the first floor windows, an old painted sign: 'COURAGE ALES'. A Courage 'gold cockerel' above the hanging sign. On the front wall, an oval plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge St Werburghs, 136 Mina Road Miners Arms An Usher's shield sign mounted on the corner splay at first floor level; an Usher's oval plaque next to the door; 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Westbury on Trym, 17 Westbury Hill Post Office Tavern Fine tiled fascia - gold lettering: 'GEORGES & COMPy's LIMITd OLD BEERS : MILD : ALES : AND : STOUT'. Between the windows is a similar tiled panel with the pub name. SP photo 2009 Picture

Gloucestershire: Bristol

Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Westbury on Trym, 84 Stoke Lane Prince of Wales Painted fascia: 'GEORGES CO ...' (partially obscured by ivy): appears to have been restored by the current owners, Butcombe Brewery. SP photo 2009 Picture

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