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Hertfordshire
Defunct Brewery Livery

2 January 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
Gone?

Hertfordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Abbots Langley, 95 Tibbs Hill Road Compasses A gold Courage cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Batchworth Heath, 14 Batchworth Heath Prince Of Wales A lantern with 'BENSKINS ... Est 1750' and the pennant trademark. Also 'BENSKINS' gold lettering on the pub's pole sign. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Hertfordshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Berkhamsted, 69 High Street Goat An Ind Coope lantern incorporating the 'Hand' trademark and '1856'. SRH 2008 .

Hertfordshire

Hawkes & Co Bishops Stortford Bishops Stortford, Market Square Curriers Arms (former) This pub closed in around 1904 and the premises are now in use as a restaurant. On the north wall is a surviving tile with 'H & Co' showing its former ownership by Hawkes’ Brewery which was acquired by Benskins in 1898. SRH photo 2008 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Bovingdon Green, Water Lane Royal Oak A 'No liability' sign in the car park with 'IND COOPE BENSKINS LIMITED'. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Boxmoor, Green End Road Grapes Two board wall signs with 'BENSKINS ... TRADITIONAL CASK ALE'; also 'BENSKINS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Bushey Heath, 19 Windmill Street Black Boy The pole sign has 'BENSKINS' and the brewery's flag emblem. Also a 'No liability' sign in the car park with 'IND COOPE BENSKINS LIMITED'. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Codicote, 77 High Street Goat Two modern board signs: (1) 'BENSKINS BITTER ... TRADITIONAL CASK ALE'; (2) 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Hertfordshire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Flamstead, A5 near Chequers Hill Chequers (former) This former pub has been a private house for many years. On the end wall are the remains of a large painted sign which included the lettering: 'The CHEQUERS ... MANN'S BEER'. AH photo 2009 Picture

Hertfordshire

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Harpenden, 31 Marquis Lane Marquis of Granby Above the pub's pole sign is a roundel 'WATNEY COMBE REID ... 1898' surrounding an image of a stag. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Hatfield, 21 Park Street Horse & Groom A standard red projecting box sign with a gold cockerel. BHK 2011; WRB 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Hatfield, 89 Great North Road Wrestlers 'IND COOPE' lettering on the pole sign; also the brewery's 'Hand' trademark and 1856 in the ironwork. An old Ind Coope plaque on the wall with 'ESTABLISHED ... 1856 ... AT BURTON ON TRENT'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Hertfordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Hatfield, Bishops Rise Cavendish Arms A gold Courage cockerel mounted squarely above the pub's pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

E K & H Fordham Ltd Ashwell Hitchin, Nightingale Road Nightingale Stone tilework on the main window bay: 'FORDHAM'S ALES & STOUT'. MAP 2002; BHK photo 2007 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Hoddesdon, 1 Burford Street Bell 'BENSKINS' lettering, diagonally within an unusual 'Bell' motif. Also more modern Benskin's signage. SRH photo 2009 Picture

Hertfordshire

E K & H Fordham Ltd Ashwell Hoddesdon, 90 Amwell Street Rose & Crown Carved on the timber bracket supporting the inn sign: 'FORDHAM'S ALES'. BHK photo 2007 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Leverstock Green, Leverstock Green Road Leather Bottle The pole sign has 'BENSKINS' and the brewery's flag emblem. Also a 'No liability' sign in the car park with 'IND COOPE BENSKINS LIMITED'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Hertfordshire

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent London Colney, 111 London Road Golden Lion Etched windows feature a lion illustration and 'TRUMANS'. Also an oval Truman's plaque and a Truman's board sign. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Markyate, 101 High Street Sun Inn The hanging sign and a large board sign fixed to the wall have 'BENSKINS' in fading paintwork. There is a small 'BENSKINS BITTER' plaque on the wall in better condition. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Markyate, 5 High Street White Hart (former) Three etched windows survive at this former pub which closed in 1971: 'WINES ... BENSKIN'S ... SPIRITS'. Converted to a house. GCr photo 2013 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Northchurch, 87 High Street George & Dragon By the door is a Benskins plaque: 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. SRH photo 2008 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Oxhey, 39 Chalk Hill Victoria A modern board sign: 'pennant' image and 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Potters Bar, 19 High Street Cask & Stillage (formerly White Horse) Within the ironwork above the hanging sign, the Ind Coope 'Hand' trademark flanked by '1856' - all painted black. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Potters Bar, 2 Barnet Road Lion A modern board sign: 'pennant' image and 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Radlett, 14 Cobden Hill Cat & Fiddle A square lantern sign featuring 'TRUMAN BEERS & ALES', 'TRUMAN HANBURY & BUXTON' and an eagle illustration. BHK photo 2007 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Rickmansworth (Mill End), Uxbridge Road Whip & Collar This pub retains a wall sign with 'BENSKINS' and the brewery's 'Flag' emblem. SRH photo 2010 Picture

Hertfordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Sawbridgeworth, Station Road Railway Hotel A gold Courage cockerel mounted at the end of the ironwork above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc South Oxhey, Prestwick Road Dick Whittington A square box sign with rounded corners: red face, gold cockerel, and 'COURAGE' in blue lettering. DPi photo 2007 Picture

Hertfordshire

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate St Albans, 1 French Row Fleur de Lys The hanging sign had 'WHITBREAD' in a corporate maroon band. At one time such signs were widespread across the country, but are now very rare. Sign replaced by mid-2007. WRB photo 2007; WRB 2007 Picture
GONE

Hertfordshire

J W Green Ltd Luton St Albans, 104 Sopwell End Hare & Hounds A cast-iron 'No Public Right of Way' sign with 'J W GREEN LIMITED ... THE BREWERY ... LUTON'. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford St Albans, Victoria Street Glass House (formerly the Acorn) Had etched windows with 'BENSKINS - WINES & SPIRITS', 'BENSKINS - ESTABLISHED 1750' and an illustration of oak leafs and acorns. The Benskins windows have been replaced. SP 2004; WRB 2007 .
GONE

Hertfordshire

J W Green Ltd Luton St Ippolyts, London Road Royal Oak (renamed Rusty Gun) A cast-iron 'No Public Right of Way' sign with 'J W GREEN LIMITED ... THE BREWERY ... LUTON'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Hertfordshire

Whitbread & Co Ltd London, EC1 Stevenage, 37 Juliians Road Mallard A nicely maintained oval plaque featuring the brewery's 'deer' trademark and 'WHITBREAD & COMPANY ... EST ... 1742'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Hertfordshire

Silas Barker Ware Ware, 25 New Road Old Two Brewers (former) The pub is closed and converted to a house, although the former brewery is extant at the rear. Two front etched windows with 'HOME BREWED ALE' lettering. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Hertfordshire

Star Brewery Ware Ware, Watton Road Star Brewery (former) The former Star Brewery has been converted to apartments. A stone panel on the frontage 'CB 1862' represents the founder of the brewery, Caleb Hitch, and the date of foundation. CBr 2013 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Watford, 105 Vicarage Road Red Lion Fine tiled fascia of gold lettering on maroon. End elevation: 'BENSKINS ALES'. Front elevation: 'THE RED LION ... BENSKINS CELEBRATED WATFORD ALES & STOUT'. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Hertfordshire

Allied Breweries - the national brewery conglemerate Watford, 17 Estcourt Road Druids A metal car park 'no liability' sign: 'IND COOPE BENSKINS LIMITED'. BHK 2008 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Watford, 2 St Johns Road Estcourt Arms The hanging sign has 'BENSKINS' and the brewery's flag emblem. Also a modern board sign: 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Watford, Lower High Street Benskin's Brewery offices (former) An etched window survives with 'BENSKIN & Co'. The building now contains the Watford Museum. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Watton At Stone, 113 High Street Bull A modern board sign: 'pennant' image and 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Welham Green, 2 Station Road Hope & Anchor 'COURAGE' in gold on the pub's pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Hertfordshire

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Woodcock Hill, Harefield Road Rose & Crown Next to the front (garden) door is a small plaque: pennant trademark and 'BENSKINS ... ESTABLISHED AT WATFORD SINCE 1750'. BHK 2008 .

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