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Leicestershire: Defunct Brewery Livery

12 April 2017

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Leicestershire

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Market Street Shoulder of Mutton An illuminated lantern sign over the front door. The faces have 'Worthington' lettering, beneath which is a shield enclosing a dagger. On the wall above is plastic 'Bass Worthington' lettering. In 2013, the pub reopened as a Wetherspoons. SP photo 2008 Picture

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Barwell, Chapel Street Cross Keys Opening hours box on the front with 'M&B' and the deer-leaping trademark. SP 2007 .

Leicestershire

North Leicester Brewery Co Ltd Beeby Beeby Brooke House Farm Nameplate on one of the barns: 'NORTH LEICESTERSHIRE BREWERY BEEBY'. The former brewery stood next to the farm. BHS photo Picture

Leicestershire

Stretton's Derby Brewery Ltd Derby Birstall, White Horse Lane White Horse On the street elevation gable, the pub and brewery name in relief: 'STRETTONS DERBY ALES'. SP photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

Davenport's Brewery Ltd - formerly John Davenport & Son Brewery Ltd Birmingham Bitteswell, The Green Man at Arms Two rectangular plaques - each side of the central door - with 'DAVENPORTS TRADITIONAL BITTER'; in the centre is a shield with 'MALT AND HOPS'. SP photo 2010 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Blaby, Lutterworth Road Bulls Head The ironwork above the hanging sign incorporates the Ansell squirrel and the date 1857. There is also an Ansell's lantern above the door. These date from the Allied era, as the pub was formerly owned by Ind Coope. SP 2008 .

Leicestershire

Hardy's Kimberley Brewery Ltd and Hansons Ltd (Hardys & Hansons from 1972) Kimberley Bottesford, 5 Grantham Road Red Lion A cast-iron car park "no liability" sign with 'HARDYS & HANSONS LIMITED'. The sign has been painted-over white and is gradually being obscured by ivy. PLo photo 2014 Picture

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Castle Donington, Bondgate Cross Keys One etched window on the front with monogram: 'O B Ltd'. SP 2011 .

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Coalville, London Road Leicester Inn Four etched front windows with lettering 'IND, COOPE & Co'. (One is damaged in 2011.) Also a modern plaque with a representation of the Ind Coope 'hand' symbol in red and black. SP 2003; BHK photo 2006; SP photo 2011 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Coleorton, Loughborough Road George In the ironwork above the pole sign is a 'Bass' triangle - originally red but now damaged and painted black. Also a 'Bass' lantern mounted on the front porch. BHK 2012; SP 2015 .

Leicestershire

James Eadie Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Congerstone, Bosworth Road Horse & Jockey The front door has decorative etched glass: 'EADIES BURTON ALES'. SP photo 2011 Picture

Leicestershire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Cosby, Main Street Cosby Working Mens Club A rectangular projecting box sign in blue with 'COURAGE' and an image of the brewery's cockerel. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Countesthorpe, 136 Station Road Railway Four windows at the front - quite modern - feature Ansell's 'squirrel'. SP photo 2013 Picture

Leicestershire

Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Dadlington, The Green Dog & Hedgehog A Hunt Edmunds plaque - silver on black. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Earl Shilton, Church Street Plough Two lanterns and two opening hours boxes with 'M&B' and the deer-leaping trademark. SP 2007 .

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Earl Shilton, High Street Red Lion Deteriorating M&B signs: board sign, hanging sign, lantern, opening hours box, letter sign on the frontage. Also a 'Bass Ale' plaque. SP photo 2007 Picture

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Earl Shilton, Wood Street Lord Nelson M&B lantern with the deer-leaping trademark. On the side wall, a large 'M&B' letter sign. SP photo 2007 Picture

Leicestershire

Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Foxton, 60 Main Street Shoulder of Mutton A 'George and Dragon' painted gold, mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Ind Coope & Allsopp Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Great Glen, 14 London Road Old Greyhound At the entrance to the car park, a small "no public right of way" sign with 'IND COOPE & ALLSOPP Ltd'. SP 2009 .

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Hinckley, Upper Bond Street Queens Head Over the front door, an M&B lantern with the deer-leaping trademark. SP 2016 .

Leicestershire

Home Brewery Co Ltd Arnold Hose, Bolton Lane Black Horse Painted sign on the side wall: 'HOME ALES' in green on a white background. Repainted. SP photo 2007 Picture

Leicestershire

Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Husbands Bosworth, 30 Harborough Road A private house High on the front elevation, a painted sign - 'P.PHIPPS & Cos ALES AND STOUTS. NORTHAMPTON'. SP 2003; BHK photo 2006; PK photo 2007 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Ibstock, Leicester Road Retreat Inn (former) - now Costcutter off licence Stone tablet on the corner of the building at first floor level- 'THE RETREAT INN' - twice painted 'BASS' sign on the corner wall revealed after storm damage to the plaster rendering. TN 2004 .

Leicestershire

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Kegworth, 139 Station Road Anchor Above the side door on the left is a Worthington lantern featuring the 'dagger' trade mark. SP 2012 .

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Kegworth, 24 High Street Red Lion A plaque next to the front door featuring the Bass red triangle, and 'Bass' (script) ... 'ON DRAUGHT'. SP photo 2011 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Kegworth, 3 Churchgate Olde Flying Horse On the wall of the building overlooking the car park - a fine large prominent raised letter sign -'Worthington's Ales.', painted red lettering on a white wall; very similar in style to that at the Blue Posts, Burton upon Trent (qv). On the central timbered gable of this interwar pub - a modern 'Bass' script sign. SP photo 2005 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Kegworth, Borough Street Cap & Stocking Slate 'Bass' plaque on the frontage. SP 2005 .

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Kibworth Harcourt, Leicester Road Coach & Horses 'ANSELLS' letter signs and two Ansell lanterns, relatively modern. SP 2008 .

Leicestershire

T Hoskins Ltd Leicester Leicester - Abbey, Beaumanor Road Tom Hoskins This was the former tap to the Hoskins Brewery. The brewery has closed, but the buildings survive. The brewery retains a painted board sign on the exterior: 'TOM HOSKINS BEAUMANOR BREWERY'. The pub retains modern etched windows: 'Hoskins ... Est: 1877'. SP photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Leicester - Abbey, St Margarets Way Abbey Hanging sign with Ind Coope 'Hand' trademark - painted over black. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Various Leicester - Aylestone, 16 Granby Road Off licence (former) On the gable wall are four old painted signs, all fading, including: "NEWARK HOLES ALES", "MITCHELLS & BUTLERS Good Honest Beer" and "FREE HOUSE WORTHINGTON BASS WHITBREAD MACKESON HOLES GUINNESS M&B". By 2017, a new adjacent building obscures much of the remains of these signs. KBu photo 1991; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Leicester - Belgrave, 185 Loughborough Road Champion Hotel (former) - renamed Flamingo Two stone panels - one on the front elevation parapet, one on the side elevation - both with: 'IND COOPE'S BURTON ALES'. On each corner on the quoins, decorative 'IC' logos. Steve Ellis reports in 2012: "Building has now been painted black; the stone panel on the front elevation has been plastered over so that the lettering is no longer visible; one of the decorative IC logos has been similarly removed. SP 2005: SEl 2012; SP photo 2012; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Belgrave, 190 Belgrave Road Balmoral The fascia has relatively modern applied lettering 'ANSELLS', plus two squirrels. One modern Ansells' lantern on the side. SP 2008 .

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Leicester - Belgrave, 2 Lanesborough Road Off licence (former) A very faded painted sign on the end wall: 'MITCHELLS ... & BUTLERS ... ALES ... & STOUTS'. SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Leicester Brewing & Malting Co Ltd Leicester Leicester - Belgrave, 213 Loughborough Road Belgrave Hotel (closed) Above the main central doorway, a panel with the brewery's 'spread eagle' trademark in relief. The pub has been converted to flats, but the logo survives. CPy photo 1984; SP photo 2005; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Everard's Brewery Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Leicester - Belgrave, 348 Harrison Road Former off licence Has an old painted sign at first floor level, the paintwork flaking and very faded. Two generations of signs, barely discernible. The older reads 'EVERARD & Cos BURTON ALES'; the later one reads 'BURTON ... Everards (in script at an angle) ... ALES'. SP 2007 .

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Leicester - Belgrave, Bath Street Bulls Head Hanging sign with Ind Coope 'Hand' trademark. SP 2007 .

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Leicester - Belgrave, Surrey Street Latimer Ward Conservative Club A postwar box sign, in deteriorating condition. 'Mitchells & Butlers' lettering. Above this is a red triangle (Bass) incorporating an orange 'Toby' (Charrington). The sign had gone by summer 2012. SP photo 2007; SP 2012 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Braunstone, 4 Nutfield Road Nutfield Off-Licence A large painted wall sign incorporating a 'squirrel' image - possibly applied by Ansells? - although there is no brewery name. SP photo 2009; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Leicester - Centre, 112 Belgrave Gate Royal Oak Etched Shipstone windows on front elevation. These windows were replaced during a 2003 refurbishment by Pubmaster. SP 2002 .
GONE

Leicestershire

James Hole & Co Ltd Newark-on-Trent Leicester - Centre, 123 Belgrave Gate Diamond Jubilee Hotel (former) On the gable-end, the remains of a large painted sign is just discernable: 'DIAMOND JUBILEE ... HOLE'S ... NEWARK ALES'. Has been a shop for many years. SP photo 2006; SP photo 2011 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Leicester - Centre, 140 Belgrave Gate Red Cow (former) A 'Bass' lantern survives above the side entrance. The pub has been converted to flats. SP 2005 .

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Leicester - Centre, 156 Belgrave Gate Bowlturners Arms (former) Three etched 'SHIPSTONE' windows on the front elevation: a pair to the left of the door, and a single window to the right. The right-hand one of the pair was replaced by a transfer with a more modern design. Late in 2010, there was a change of ownership, and all windows were replaced with clear glass. Since converted to retail. SP 2005; WRB photo 2006; SP photo 2010 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Leicester Brewing & Malting Co Ltd Leicester Leicester - Centre, 2 Church Street Spread Eagle (demolished) Ca.1930. A stained glass window depicting the 'spread eagle'; both this and the pub name reflect the trademark of the brewery. The pub was demolished in 2006. SP photo 2005; PLo 2006 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Leicester - Centre, 250 Belgrave Gate Woodsman Two 'Bass' script signs, formerly illuminated - one on the side elevation (now gone), one at the rear (damaged). SP photo 2008; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Leicester - Centre, 43 East Bond Street Cherry Tree On the front elevation, 'M&B' applied letters and a lantern with 'deers leaping'; at the side of the door, a slate plaque - 'Traditional CASK ALES' + 'deer leaping' illustration + 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. SP 2005; WRB photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Centre, 44 Conduit Street Jolly Miller (demolished) The ironwork above the hanging sign incorporated a painted version of the Ansell squirrel and the date 1857. The pub was demolished in 2013. BHK 2012; SP 2013 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Leicester - Centre, 4-6 Woodgate Friar Tuck It had an old framed advert panel on the frontage: 'ONLY "BASS" ON DRAUGHT' with a red triangle, but this has been removed. Building works in 2011 revealed a fine old fascia on the side elevation with lettering in relief: 'BASS & Co's ALES' and a raised triangle at each end, but this was later removed or obscured. SP 2005; SP photo 2011 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Hansons Ltd Kimberley Leicester - Centre, 63 Belgrave Gate Griffin Inn (former) On the North gable wall (viewable at rear) - the remains of a painted sign, mostly obscured by a later building - 'HA' and 'KIM' can be seen. The pub predates the merger of Hardy and Hanson in 1930. SP photo 2006; PLo/CJi 2007; Irwell Press Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Centre, 71 Humberstone Gate Old Black Lion (renamed Skandals) On the gable end, the remains of an 'Ansells' script sign, long removed, can just be discerned. The pub has two fine tiled panels with a 'lion' illustration. KBu 2010; SP photo 2011 Picture

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Leicester - Centre, Bedford Street / New Milton Street Eight Bells (former) The pub was demolished in 1969; but a rear outbuilding survives and on the back wall are the remains of a painted pub sign - cream with a black border. Sign mostly obliterated by a gate - uncertainty as to whether any lettering survives. 2008: no lettering survives. SP 2003; SP 2008 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Leicester - Centre, Belgrave Gate Bohemian (demolished) Built by M&B in the 1970s, this pub in 2006 had been empty for many years. On the corner splay is 'M&B' in chunky lettering - possibly originally illuminated - and 'Good Honest Beer' in applied script lettering beneath. The scruffy board signs feature the 'deer leaping' trademark. All the signs were removed in 2007, and the pub has since been demolished. WRB photo 2006; SP 2007 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Leicester - Centre, Vaughan Way Dixie Arms (former) High on the front wall, the position of the former applied lettering 'SHIPSTONE'S ALES' and 'star' trademark can just be made out. The premises closed as a pub about 1988. SP photo 2009 Picture

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Leicester - Clarendon Park, 131 Howard Road Krishna Stores A painted wall sign with SHIPSTONES ALES on a white background. At one time, this style of sign was a common feature in the East Midlands. SP photo 2009 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Leicester - Clarendon Park, 203 Welford Road Donkey (formerly Storks Head) The corner pilasters have four decorative 'IC' logos at their heads. Also (probably) on the front parapet, hidden beneath a modern board sign, is raised lettering saying ' IND COOPE'S BURTON ALES'. There are also decorative stork's heads on the frontage. SP photo 2005; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Clarendon Park, 6 Fleetwood Road - corner of Leopold Road Off licence (former) Converted to a house. Painted signs on the corners of the building at first floor level - 'ANSELLS ... The Better Beer' painted over an earlier Leicester Brewing and Malting sign (qv). TN photo 2004; SP photo 2009 Picture

Leicestershire

Leicester Brewing & Malting Co Ltd Leicester Leicester - Clarendon Park, 6 Fleetwood Road - corner of Leopold Road Off licence (former) Converted to a house. Painted signs on the corners of the building at first floor level - 'LBM ... EAGLE BREWERY ... GOLD MEDAL ALES' - partially painted out and overpainted with Ansells signs (qv). TN photo 2004; SP photo 2009 Picture

Leicestershire

Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Leicester - Clarendon Park, Leicester, 168 Knighton Fields Road East Manchester Hotel On the west-facing gable wall, an old painted sign can just be made out: 'ALLSOPPS', with a modern Ansell's sign applied on top. In 2012, the pub was converted to flats; the brickwork on the wall was cleaned and the signs were removed. SP photo 2006; SP 2012 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Dane Hills, Ruby Street - corner of Pool Road Off licence (former) A degraded painted sign at first floor level 'ANSELLS - DOUBLE DIAMOND'. This sign partially obscures an earlier painted sign. Google indicates that the premises was overpainted in white between 2008 and 2012, but by 2014 the sign had been re-exposed. TN 2003; Google 2008-2016; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Leicester - Highfields, 3 Osmaston Road Off licence (1) On the front - 'Always Order IND COOPE'. (2) On the front, fading and partly removed - 'FINE ALES & STOUT - INDIA PALE ALE - LIGHT DINNER ALES & STOUT - BASS'S GUINNESS'S & STRONG ALE IN HALF PINT BOTTLES'. (3) On the side - 'DOUBLE (DD symbol) DIAMOND'. SM photo 2005; SP photo 2017 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Leicester - Highfields, 7 Mill Hill Lane Off licence (former) On the end wall, a fading painted sign in 'Allied' orange and green: 'OFF LICENSE (sic) - DOUBLE - (DD symbol) - DIAMOND'. Also an old projecting sign with 'DOUBLE DIAMOND - FREE OFF LICENCE'. Premises converted to a house. Signs gone by 2017. SP 2004; TN 2004; BHK photo 2008; SP 2017 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Home Brewery Co Ltd Arnold Leicester - Rushey Mead, 326 Humberstone Lane Off licence Formerly tied to Home Brewery. A wrought iron pole sign on the frontage, probably dating from the early 1950s. At the top of the sign, an 'HB' logo on each side. In 2010, the site was redeveloped by Tesco, and the sign was removed. SP photo 2007; SP 2010 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Home Brewery Co Ltd Arnold Leicester - Rushey Mead, 7 Lockerbie Walk Royal Leicesters Postwar estate pub built by Home Brewery. The internal lobby doors have transfers with the post-S&N trademark incorporating 'HB' and 'HOME BREWERY'. Similar logos on the external windows disappeared with refurbishment in 2007. SP photo 2005; SP 2007 Picture

Leicestershire

Hardy's Kimberley Brewery Ltd and Hansons Ltd (Hardys & Hansons from 1972) Kimberley Leicester - Rushey Mead, Leicester, Gleneagles Avenue Our Lady's RC Social Club A projecting box sign featuring the brewery's 'hop' logo and 'Kimberley ALES'. The sign had gone by summer 2016. SP photo 2008; SP 2016 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Leicester - Spinney Hills, 234 Green Lane Road Desi Junction (formerly Lancaster Arms) Modern Ansell's signage on the pole sign, including a squirrel in the top-piece. CPy 2007 .

Leicestershire

Leicester Brewing & Malting Co Ltd Leicester Leicester - Spinney Hills, Leicester, Upper Charnwood Street / Vulcan Road Leicester Brewing & Malting Brewery (former) The former brewery buildings are still in existence, now in other industrial use. Above a loading bay dated 1938 is a stone panel with the brewery's trade mark - a spread eagle motif in relief. On a plant room at the top of the building are the remains of painted 'LBM' lettering. SP 2003; CPy photo 2012 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Littlethorpe, The Square Old Inn A 'Bass' lantern mounted on the wall. Also an opening hours panel with 'M&B' and the 'deer leaping' motif. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Mansfield Brewery Co Ltd Mansfield Long Clawson, East End Crown & Plough A modern Mansfield Brewery logo mounted on the frame of the hanging sign. Also a round sign with 'THE MANSFIELD BREWERY COMPANY'. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Loughborough, Bedford Square Orange Tree Interior. An etched window with the brewery monogram 'O B Ltd' survives in the phone booth. SP 2013 .

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Loughborough, Biggin Street Unicorn On the end elevation facing the market place, at high level is a raised Bass diamond symbol in the stonework. SP photo 2012 Picture

Leicestershire

James Eadie Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Loughborough, Derby Road Station Hotel Has a small stone plaque with 'JE' - probably built by James Eadie. SP photo 2005 Picture

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Loughborough, Factory Street Peacock The front elevation includes four etched windows with an illustration of a peacock and 'O B Ltd' lettering. SP 2005; WRB photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

Home Brewery Co Ltd Arnold Loughborough, Nottingham Road Stag & Pheasant (former) High on the gable wall at each end of the building - painted signs on the brickwork, cream background with a black border, and in green lettering: 'STAG & PHEASANT' - 'HOME ALES'. Now a retail shop. SP 2003; PE 2003; WRB photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Loughborough, Pinfold Gate Bitter End Pub in Shipstone livery. Owned since the 1990s by RBNB, this pub was completely refurbished ca.2004, and reverted to its original name the DRUIDS ARMS. All Shipstone's livery has been removed. PE 2003; SP 2005 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Loughborough, The Rushes Blue Boar (demolished) Faded painted sign - 'Offiler's Ales'. The pub was demolished in 2003 as part of the scheme for a new shopping centre and Wetherspoons' 'Amber Rooms' bar. PE 2003; SP 2004 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Loughborough, Thorpe Acre Road Plough Two etched front windows - these look relatively modern - have 'Bass' in script and a triangle. There are also 'Bass' lanterns front and rear. SP 2009 .

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Lutterworth, 29 Church Street Unicorn Mounted on a outbuilding at the back is an M&B lantern with 'deer leaping' images. SP 2016 .

Leicestershire

Allied Breweries - the national brewery conglemerate Market Harborough, 24 Leicester Road Off licence and shop A lantern sign featuring the modern style Ind Coope 'hand' trademark and 'DD' (Double Diamond). Removed by 2015. SP photo 2008; SP 2015 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Northampton Brewery Co Ltd Northampton Market Harborough, Leicester Road Union Inn Hotel (closed) On the north gable wall, a fading painted sign - 'NORTHAMPTON BREWERY Cos ALES & STOUT ... EADY & DULLEY'S WINES & SPIRITS'. The pub has been converted to residential use, but the sign survives (2014). SP photo 2008; SP 2014 Picture

Leicestershire

Eady & Dulley Ltd Market Harborough Market Harborough, Leicester Road Union Inn Hotel (closed) On the north gable wall, a fading painted sign - 'NORTHAMPTON BREWERY Cos ALES & STOUT ... EADY & DULLEY'S WINES & SPIRITS'. The pub has been converted to residential use, but the sign survives (2014). SP photo 2008; SP 2014 Picture

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Markfield, Main Street Red Lion (former) On the frontage, partially obscured by more modern M&B signs, was an old fading painted sign 'OFFILERS'. By 2015, the pub had been converted to a restaurant, and the Offiler sign had been painted over. An M&B slate plaque survives at ground floor level. SP photo 2011; PLo 2015; SP 2015 Picture

Leicestershire

Grand Metropolitan - the national brewery conglemerate Medbourne, 12 Old Green Horse & Trumpet (former) Mounted above the pub's hanging sign bracket is a Watney 'Red Barrel'. This former pub was converted into a restaurant, but the red barrel dates from its pub days. SP 2008; SP photo 2015 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Melton Mowbray, Burton Street Noels Arms Modern Ansell's signage includes a hanging sign with a squirrel in the top-piece, two lanterns, and wall signs. The pub has an attractive tiled fascia with the pub name. WRB 2008 .

Leicestershire

W A Heap Melton Mowbray Melton Mowbray, King Street Three Tuns Tap (former) This building, used as a shop, has historical style lettering 'THREE TUNS' on the frontage. At high level is a plaque 'WAH 1898'. Mike Brown in 'Tiger Tales and Ales' records a W A Heap brewing "botanical beers" in King Street in the 1890s. Mr Heap apparently also supplied "fine wines and clarets to the nobility". SP photo 2005 Picture

Leicestershire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Melton Mowbray, Rutland Street Bricklayers Arms Modern Ansell's signage including board signs with 'Ansells' in script on the fascia and left-hand wall; also an applied sign 'Ansells' in script at high level on the left-hand wall. SP 2012 .

Leicestershire

Home Brewery Co Ltd Arnold Melton Mowbray, Sherrard Street Black Swan The pub had good raised lettering on the fascia: 'HOME BREWERY'S ALES & STOUT' and the pub name. The fascia is now covered over by a modern sign; the original fascia may still exist beneath. SP 2003 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Moira, Ashby Road Railway A large letter sign 'Bass' (cursive) applied to the front wall; a small plaque next to the front door featuring the Bass red triangle, and 'Bass' (cursive) ... 'ON DRAUGHT'. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Moira, Shortheath Road Navigation Inn (former) A painted sign on the end elevation at first floor level: 'NAVIGATION INN ... ALLSOPP' - still discernible with a little imagination. By 2006, a new extension was built which obsures the sign. TN photo 2004; TN 2006 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Stretton's Derby Brewery Ltd Derby Mountsorrel, 152 Leicester Road Stag & Pheasant (closed) Interior: An internal partition featured a repositioned etched window 'STRETTONS ALES'. The pub closed by 2012. The Strettons window was removed and sold. SP 2005; SP 2012; John Jarram 2016 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Dulley & Sons Ltd Wellingborough Mountsorrel, 89-91 Loughborough Road Off licence (former) A sign 'DULLEY'S NOTED WELLINGBORO STOUT' was painted very prominently on the end wall of Spence's 'Beer Off' or 'Pot Shop'. The shop is now closed as such, the building is owned by Redlands quarry, and the brickwork has been cleaned. The sign has gone. DP 1978; SP 2003 .
GONE

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Newbold, Worthington Lane Cross Keys A faded painted sign with 'OFFILERS' is visible next to the front entrance. SP photo 2005 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Peggs Green, Zion Hill New Inn A large letter sign 'Bass' (cursive) applied to the front wall; also a 'Bass' lantern mounted on the front porch. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Queniborough, Main Street Britannia (Stubbies) On the garden wall is an old plaque: 'IND COOPE ESTABLISHED 1856 AT BURTON ON TRENT' with the 'hand' symbol. Removed by 2008. SP photo 2006; SP 2008 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

John Liddington's Litchborough Brewery (1983-1986) Rugby Shawell, Main Street White Swan Above the main door, a lantern sign: 'JOHN LIDDINGTON'S TRADITIONAL ALES' and a portcullis, but very faded. By 2009, the Liddington sign had been replaced by 'white swan' logos. SP 2004; BHK photo 2006; SP 2009 Picture
GONE

Leicestershire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Sibson, Main Road Cock Inn A slate plaque: 'Traditional CASK ALES' + 'deer leaping' illustration + 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. There is also a small 'Bass' script sign on the rear gable. BHK photo 2009; SP 2011 Picture

Leicestershire

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Somerby, 46 High Street Former off-licence? Now a private house. Between the first-floor windows, a fading painted sign: 'WHITBREADS ALE & STOUT ... MACKESON'S STOUT'. SP photo 2010 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Swannington, 2 Spring Lane Robin Hood A large plastic letter sign 'Bass' (cursive) applied to the front wall; a 'Bass' lantern mounted on the wall; a slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES ... Bass (cursive)' and a red triangle. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Allied Breweries - the national brewery conglemerate Syston, 2 High Street Fox & Hounds Two iron plates by 'IND COOPE (EAST MIDLANDS) LIMITED': (1) No public right of way; (2) No liability. BHK photo 2013 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Syston, High Street Syston Social Club An old Ind Coope 'Hand' plaque affixed to the front wall. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Syston, Melton Road Bakers Arms (former) Relatively modern etched windows: 'SHIPSTONES' over a representation of company trademark - a ship in full sail in front of a six-pointed star. In 2006, the pub was refurbished and the Shipstone windows were replaced with clear glass. Later converted to a restaurant. SP 2003; SP 2006; SP 2010 .
GONE

Leicestershire

James Shipstone & Sons Ltd Nottingham Thurmaston, Melton Road Harrow Interwar pub retains two etched windows on the frontage, both 'SHIPSTONES', but of different ages - one looks quite old, the other probably from the period of Greenall's ownership. SP photo 2005 Picture

Leicestershire

Northampton Brewery Co Ltd Northampton Tur Langton, B6047 Bulls Head (former) When render on the front wall was removed, a much-damaged painted sign incorporting the NBC star was revealed. The pub has been closed since about 2000. PK photo 2012 Picture

Leicestershire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Whitwick, 11 Leicester Road Three Horseshoes A 'Bass' lantern; a small plaque next to the front door featuring the Bass red triangle, and 'Bass' (cursive) ... 'ON DRAUGHT'. BHK 2012 .

Leicestershire

Offiler's Brewery Ltd Derby Whitwick, 4 Market Place White Horse On the front gable end is a faded painted sign: 'OFFILERS ALES'. SP photo 2015 Picture

Leicestershire

Ind Coope & Allsopp Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Wigston Magna, 16 Bushloe End A house (former shop?) There are two very faded painted Ind Coope & Allsopp signs, one with the hand trademark. The right-hand sign also has 'STRETTONS'. PK 2006; SP photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

Stretton's Derby Brewery Ltd Derby Wigston Magna, 16 Bushloe End A house (former shop?) There are two very faded painted Ind Coope & Allsopp signs, one with the hand trademark. The right-hand sign also has 'STRETTONS'. PK 2006; SP photo 2006 Picture

Leicestershire

Home Brewery Co Ltd Arnold Wigston Magna, Aylestone Road Nautical William A (modern) signboard on the side wall with 'HOME BREWERY'. SP 2010 .

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