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Lancashire
Defunct Brewery Livery

28 November 2012

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
Gone?

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Aughton, St Michael Road Stanley Arms Mounted above the hanging sign is the brewery's 'queen on horseback' trade mark in gold. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Samuel Webster & Sons Ltd Halifax Bacup, 12 Yorkshire Street Queens Hotel Webster's board signs; also a Webster's lantern above the front door. All relatively modern. WRB 2007 .

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Bacup, 22 Yorkshire Street A former pub A former pub, now in residential use, has an 'MBB' monogram in a shield carved into the wooden fascia. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2007; WRB photo 2007 Picture

Lancashire

William Stones Ltd Sheffield Bamber Bridge, Cranbourne Street Conservative Club A wall plaque with 'STONES BEST BITTER', 'Wm STONES BREWERY ... SHEFFIELD YORKSHIRE' and the 'Cannon' trademark. Also a projecting sign with 'Beers by Bass'. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Bamber Bridge, St Aidans Road School Lane WMC A typical modern Boddington's projecting sign. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Bilsborrow, St Michaels Road Owd Nells Tavern A large modern illuminated box sign of typical design at first floor level. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Lancashire

Thos. Ramsden & Son Ltd Halifax Blackpool, 204 Talbot Road Ramsden Arms Hotel Built by Halifax brewers Thomas Ramsden in 1939 as their seaside outpost. There appear to be no brewery features as such, but the pub is named after the brewery. SP 2006 .

Lancashire

Magee Marshall & Co Ltd Bolton Blackpool, 39 Central Drive King Edward VII A fine set of etched windows on the frontage, although several are modern replacements. Two original ones have 'MARSHALL' and 'CO'S ALES'. (The MAGEE panel is missing and is replaced with plain glass.) SP photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Blackpool, 57 Hawes Side Lane Lane Ends On the north gable, a very faded painted sign: 'LANE ENDS HOTEL MATTHEW BROWN'S STOUT '. Hardly discernible. SP 2006 .

Lancashire

Catterall & Swarbrick Ltd Blackpool Blackpool, Highfield Road Highfield Hotel Four large stone panels above unused doorways with 'C&S'. SP photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Duttons Ltd Blackburn Blackpool, South Promenade, corner of Waterloo Road Dutton Arms (formerly Duttons Arms) Named after the brewery. Three original tiled gable panels with 'DUTTONS ARMS'. Two further tiled panels with illustrations of a pyramid of casks. SP photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Magee Marshall & Co Ltd Bolton Blackpool, Waterloo Road, corner of Central Drive Waterloo Hotel Original etched windows survive in one of the bays. Three panes with 'MAGEE', 'MARSHALL' and 'CO'S ALES'. Over a rear door, two large terracotta panels - shields with oak leaves around with monogram 'M M Co' and 'AD 1901'. SP 2006; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Thomas Horsfall Brierfield Brierfield, Colne Road Feathers Has a 'TH' mosaic in the entrance lobby. Brewery needs confirmation please. RWo 2006 .

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Burnley - Rosehill, Manchester Road Rose & Crown Windows with 'MBB'. WRB reports in 2008 that no old windows survive. AH 2004; WRB 2008 .
GONE

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Burnley, 101 Accrington Road General Havelock Etched windows with cut-glass 'MBB' monogram. Five of these windows survive. AH 2004; WRB 2008; SP photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

William Astley Nelson Burnley, 162 Colne Road Derby Arms Over the door on the Tunstill Street side, a monogram 'WA'. The pub is closed. SP photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Burnley, 170 St James Street Cross Keys Hotel A small Massey's 'M' in stonework above left of the entrance. The date of the pub, 1906, is in a similar panel on the right. On the front parapet, former stone lettering - 'MASSEYS BURNLEY BREWERY LTD' - has been chipped off, but is still just discernible. RWo 2006; SP photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Burnley, 48 Church Street Coach & Horses Four windows on the front have 'MBB' monograms. Only one is cut-glass original; the other three are etched or transfer copies. AH 2004; WRB 2008; SP photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

J Grimshaw Ltd Burnley Burnley, 49 Yorkshire Street Turf Hotel In stonework above the arched entrance, two roundels with monograms: 'JG' and 'LTD'. The pub name in raised lettering in a panel above. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2007; WRB 2008 Picture

Lancashire

J Grimshaw Ltd Burnley Burnley, 65 Church Street Talbot Hotel An oval decorative stone-carved panel above the entrance, incorporating flowers and a 'JG' monogram. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2007; WRB 2008 Picture

Lancashire

Duttons Ltd Blackburn Burnley, Padiham Road, corner of Kiddrow Lane George IV Two decorative etched windows with lettering: (1) 'DUTTON'S NOTED ALES; (2) 'DUTTON'S EXTRA STOUT'. CAMRA local mag 2008; BHK photo 2008 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Chorley, 135 Market Street White Bull Internal. In the front lobby, an etched 'Lion Ales' window. SP 2009 .

Lancashire

Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Chorley, 211 Eaves Lane Derby Arms An etched window with 'WILSONS' and a chequerboard trademark. BHK photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Chorley, 86 Eaves Lane Seven Stars Etched window with 'Lion Ales' in script, and a roundel with a lion trademark. BHK photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

John Sumner & Co Ltd Wigan Chorley, Bolton Street Duke of York Etched window - 'JS & Co Ld' cipher in geometric surround. RF 2000; DP 2000 .

Lancashire

Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Manchester Chorley, High Street Royal Oak Hotel (former) A large pub-hotel, built by Chesters, but now converted to shops and offices. The fascia incorporates tiled lettering 'A CHESTERS HOUSE'. Over one of the doors is a decorative 'CB' monogram. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Cock Bridge, Accrington Road A680 Game Cock Raised lettering at first floor level: 'GAME COCK INN ... HOUSE OF MASSEY'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Lancashire

J Grimshaw Ltd Burnley Colne, 1 Skipton Road Commercial Hotel A decorative etched window survives: 'GRIMSHAWS' BURNLEY ALES'. RWo 2006; SP photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Colne, 9 New Market Street Derby Arms 'MBB' cut-glass and etched windows. Five survive. RWo 2006; SP photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Colne, 94 Albert Road Crown Hotel A 'Bass' etched window in an internal entrance lobby door. Also 'Bass' in gold script lettering on the end elevation. RWo 2006; SP 2010 .

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Colne, North Valley Road North Valley Hotel Etched windows front and rear with 'MBB' monograms. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2007 Picture

Lancashire

John Baxter Ltd Waterfoot Crawshawbooth, 591 Burnley Road Black Dog Etched window - 'GLEN TOP ALES' and decorative border. RF 2000; DP 2000 .

Lancashire

Henry Shaw & Co Ltd Blackburn Darwen, 104 Bolton Road Britannia Window - 'H Shaw & Co'. AH 2004 .

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Great Harwood, 62 Commercial Road Commercial Hotel Three large 'red lion' devices on the side wall - one is more elaborate than the other two; also a 'Lion Ales' etched window on the same elevation. Google 2009 .

Lancashire

John Kenyon Ltd Barrowford Haslingden, 1 Charles Lane (Deardengate) Roebuck 'JK' and leafwork on a stone pediment over the corner. Confirmation of brewery required please. RWo 2006; WRB photo 2007 Picture

Lancashire

John Baxter Ltd Waterfoot Helmshore, 280 Holcombe Road Robin Hood Five etched windows with lettering: 'GLEN TOP ALES'. AH 2004; BHK photo 2008 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Kirkham, 115 Poulton Street Swan Two etched windows on the front in art deco style with 'Lion Ales' in script in the centre, and the Lion trademark above in a roundel. RWo 2008; BHK photo 2008 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Kirkham, Moor Street, corner of Station Road St Georges Hotel A leaded glass panel on the corner, with 'LION ALES' lettering in art deco style. RWo 2008; BHK photo 2008 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Lancaster, 33 Moor Lane Golden Lion A leaded window on the front with 'LION ALES' in art deco lettering. RWo 2006; WRB photo 2007 Picture

Lancashire

Mitchells of Lancaster Ltd Lancaster Lancaster, Brewery Lane Old Brewery This is the former Yates & Jackson Brewery which Mitchells occupied after Y&J ceased brewing. On a gate in Brewery Lane is: 'MITCHELL'S OF LANCASTER ... BREWERY ... ESTABLISHED 1865'. Also has 'MITCHELL'S OF LANCASTER BREWERS LIMITED' over former garages in Edward Street. The offices retains a metal plate with 'MITCHELLS OF LANCASTER (BREWERS) LTD. ... REGD. OFFICE'. RWo 2006; WRB photo 2007 Picture

Lancashire

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Morecambe, 2 Poulton Square New Inn An etched window with 'BODDINGTONS' and the brewery's cask image with two bees. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

Ellis, Warde & Co Ltd Ormskirk Ormskirk, 100 Aughton Street Greyhound In the porch, the mosaic floor features a central monogram 'EW'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Ormskirk, 100 Aughton Street Greyhound A wall plaque with the 'queen on horseback' trademark and 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Ormskirk, 35 Burscough Street Buck I'Th' Vine Walker's signage and plaques. Also a lantern sign with 'WALKER'S ... ALES ... WARRINGTON' and a clock on one face. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Ormskirk, 78 Halsall Lane Eureka The brewery's 'queen on horseback' trade mark in a roundel in an etched window. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Ormskirk, Church Street A shop A faded painted sign on the end wall - white lettering on green: 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Lancashire

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Ormskirk, Grimshaw Lane Yew Tree This postwar pub by Higsons has retained some of its livery. LTu photo 2009 Picture

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Ormskirk, Narrow Moss Lane Kicking Donkey A wall plaque with the 'queen on horseback' trademark and 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Poulton-Le-Fylde, Ball Street Thatched House A typical modern Boddington's projecting sign. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Preston, 133 Church Street Old Dog In a pediment above the entrance: the date 1898 around an inticate monogram 'MB & Co Ld'. On the triangular pediment at roof level, a wheatsheaf and hop decoration in a roundel. SP 2006; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Mitchells of Lancaster Ltd Lancaster Preston, 89 Church Street George (former) A former pub, now retail. Retains a hanging sign: 'WILLIAM MITCHELL'S Fine Ale - MITCHELL'S of Lancaster'. Looks relatively modern. SP 2006; WRB photo 2007 Picture

Lancashire

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Preston, London Road Former Off-Licence A modern projecting box sign featuring a large 'Red Lion' image. Thought to relate to Matthew Brown's brewery. Brewery needs confirmation please. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Lancashire

Vaux Breweries Ltd Sunderland Preston, Meadow Street Mr Pickwicks A Vaux 'two blackbirds' shield with a central 'V'. This Flickr image shows further use of the blackbirds. BHK photo 2006; Flickr 2007 Picture

Lancashire

John Baxter Ltd Waterfoot Rawtenstall, 2 Burnley Road Madison Park Wine Bar - formerly Bishop Blaize Had a good set of etched windows with 'GLEN TOP ALES ... WINES ... SPIRITS'. The owners of the wine bar inform us in 2007 that the windows have been replaced with clear glass. SP 2003; owners 2007 .
GONE

Lancashire

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Skelmersdale, 137 Liverpool Road Horseshoe The brewery's 'queen on horseback' trademark features as a large plaque on the gable end, and mounted above the pole sign. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Lancashire

Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd Burnley Stacksteads, 380 Newchurch Road Commercial Has 'MBB' windows on Blackwood Road side, and 'MBB' monograms cut into the glass panels of the entrance lobby. GB 2002; RWo 2007 .

Lancashire

Magee Marshall & Co Ltd Bolton Up Holland, 13 Hall Green Britannia A leaded window with a central shield featuring delicately painted 'MM' lettering. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Lancashire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd St Helens Up Holland, Alma Hill Old Dog An old etched window: 'GREENALL WHITLEY ... ALES ... STOUT ... ST. HELENS' and the Greenall Whitley trademark. A listed building. BHK photo 2006 Picture

Lancashire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Warton, 135 Lytham Road Pickwick Tavern Oval 'Bass' wall plaques featuring the red triangle. BHK 2012 .

Lancashire

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Wesham, Weeton Road Lane Ends A typical modern Boddington's projecting sign, and a wall plaque of similar design. BHK 2012 .

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