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16 February 2017

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London NW 1

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Camden Town, 202 Camden High Street Bucks Head A fine large tiled sign on the end wall with lettering and a Truman 'eagle' illustration in relief. Details: 'TRADE (Eagle illustration) MARK ... TRUMAN ... HANBURY ... BUXTON ... & Co Ltd ... LONDON & BURTON'. All painted over in 2005, but nicely restored by 2013. DT photo 2005; AH photo 2013 Picture

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Camden Town, 224 Camden High Street Elephants Head On the high-level fascia, a large letter sign: 'TAKE COURAGE'. Formerly illuminated. The name was the trademark of the nearby Camden Brewery. SRH photo 2008 Picture

London NW 1

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Camden Town, 25 Parkway Camden Stores By A E Sewell for Trumans. On the corner splay, a large terracotta panel with the date '1924' around a trademark eagle, and raised lettering: 'TRUMAN HANBURY BUXTON & Co. Ltd. - THE CAMDEN STORES'. KR photo 2006 Picture

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Camden Town, 30 Inverness Street Cricketers (renamed Good Mixer) A gold Courage cockerel mounted at the corner of Inverness Street and Arlington Road. TrC 2014 .

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Camden Town, 33 Kentish Town Road Devonshire Arms (recently Hobgoblin) A letter sign on the Hawley Crescent elevation: 'TAKE COURAGE'. SP photo 2012; TrC 2014 Picture

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Camden Town, 42 St Pancras Way Constitution A gold Courage cockerel mounted above the ironwork of the hanging sign. WRB 2007 .

London NW 1

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Camden Town, 51 Camden Park Road Lord Stanley A Taylor Walker 'cannon' device within the frame of the post sign. Painted 'TAYLOR WALKER' lettering survives on the pub sign. This corner pub has an attractive cream-tiled frontage. TrC 2014 .

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Camden Town, 63 Royal College Street Prince Albert Fabulous tiled exterior in shades of green, with contemporary leaded windows, around three elevations. The tiled fascia has dark green lettering on a cream background: 'OFF LICENSE (sic) ... "PRINCE ALBERT" ... PALE ... CHARRINGTONS ... ALES ... "PRINCE ALBERT" ... PALE ... CHARRINGTONS'. At the rear is a large tiled panel within one of the ground floor window openings with lettering 'CHARRINGTON'S ALES & STOUT' surrounding an anchor emblem. The leaded windows have panes with red painted lettering: 'TOBY ALE', 'MARSHALL TAPLOW'S', 'SPIRITS', 'LUNCHEONS', 'PRINCE ALBERT', 'CHARRINGTON'S', 'CHARRINGTON'S' and 'TOBY ALE'. Marshall Taplow were Charrington's wine and spirit blending subsidiary. TACS 2006; SRH photo 2007; WRB photo 2007; TrC 2016 Picture

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Camden Town, 65 Gloucester Avenue Engineer (formerly Engineers Tavern) Each side of the hanging sign retains 'Charrington' lettering. TrC 2015 .

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Camden Town, 73 Plender Street Parrs Head (former) This had 'CHARRINGTON' lettering on the hanging sign, and on a board sign on the end wall; also a Charrington lantern with the 'Toby' figure. These features were removed in about 2012 when the premises were converted to flats. However, tiled fascia lettering: 'FINE ALES ... CHARRINGTONS ... AND STOUT' was revealed during the building works; this is viewable from Google Streetview dated May 2012, but was later plastered over. WRB 2008; Google photo 2012; TrC 2014 Picture
GONE

London NW 1

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Camden Town, 74 Crowndale Road Hope & Anchor Tiled fascia, green lettering on cream. (1) Front: 'PRIZE ALES ... TAYLOR WALKER & Cos ... AND STOUT'. (2) Corner: 'HOPE & ANCHOR'. (3) Side: 'TAYLOR WALKER & Co'. SP photo 2005 Picture

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Camden Town, 88 Royal College Street Golden Lion A corner Victorian pub. Two relatively modern painted board signs with 'CHARRINGTON'. A window has modern gold lettering with 'Charringtons'. A ceramic oval 'Toby jug' plaque with 'CHARRINGTON ... ESTABLISHED 1757' lettering to the Royal College Street entrance's right pilaster. Inside the pub, there are two Charrington signs carved into the bar-back; and a Charrington mirror on one wall. WRB photo 2007; TrC 2015 Picture

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Camden Town, 90 Gloucester Avenue Lansdowne A Victorian corner pub with a good interwar tiled frontage. The fascia has brown lettering on mushroom-coloured tiles: 'ALES ... CHARRINGTON'S ... STOUT ... THE LANSDOWNE ... ALES ... CHARRING ... ' - unfortunately the lettering on the rear part of the return fascia has been removed and replaced by modern plain tiles. To the Gloucester Avenue fascia, a 'Toby jug' motif to the right of 'CHARRINGTON'S' lettering, and to the left of the lettering, there is evidence of a missing artefact. The return fascia also features a tiled Charrington 'Flying Tankard'. WRB photo 2007; TrC 2015 Picture

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Camden Town, Camden Street Camden (closed) Built by Courage in 1967 as the ground floor of a block of flats. The signing may be original: a blue plastic fascia with 'COURAGE' lettering; and a square red projecting sign with a gold cockerel. Closed in about 2010 and absorbed back into the building of which it is a part. All Courage signage removed. WRB photo 2008; TrC 2015 Picture
GONE

London NW 1

Camden Brewery Co Ltd Camden, NW1 Camden Town, Hawley Crescent Camden Brewery (former) Several buildings survive. Over an entrance door is a large stone panel with a central roundel and an elephant's head - the brewery's trademark. At high level facing Hawley Crescent is the remains of a second similar image, the pediment having been truncated here - just the end of the trunk is visible. SP photo 2012 Picture

London NW 1

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Euston, 58-60 Hampstead Road Lord Palmerston (former) This pub closed pre-1984 and converted to other uses. High level fascia lettering with 'TRUMAN, HANBURY, BUXTON. & CO.' on both sides. Similar lettering with the former pub name also survives below. After a few years in which the signage was obscured by modern boards, the name and brewer were uncovered in 2015 following the departure of the occupying Chinese medicine centre. Also, in 2014, the ground floor fascia of the 1940s' owner, Rolles Bros, was exposed. SRH photo 2007; SRH 2008; TrC 2015 Picture

London NW 1

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Euston, 8 Eversholt Street Royal George By A E Sewell for Trumans, 1939-1940. High up at the corners - two magnificent Truman eagles. A listed building. GB 2003; SP photo 2005 Picture

London NW 1

Bass Charrington - London and Burton-upon-Trent Lisson Grove, 11 Shroton Street Perseverance On the fascia, a modern neon strip-lit sign with 'Bass' in script and a triangle. A Charrington six-sided lantern featuring the 'Toby' trademark. Inside, the top-piece of the bar-back incorporates 'CHARRINGTON' in cut-out letters. Reported in 2010 that most or all of these features have been removed. WRB photo 2009; NiA photo 2010 Picture

London NW 1

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Lisson Grove, 47 Lisson Grove Globe A painted board sign on the corner splay with Watney's 'Stag' trademark in a roundel. Deteriorating condition. WRB photo 2009 Picture

London NW 1

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Lisson Grove, 6 Daventry Street Phoenix Applied to the brown glazed-brick frontage is a small round plaque: 'WATNEY COMBE REID ... 1898' around an image of a stag. WRB photo 2009 Picture

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Marylebone, 245 Baker Street Volunteer This pub has 'Charrington' in script style in the glass of the ground floor fascia. SRH photo 2007 Picture

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Marylebone, 69 Lisson Street Brazen Head A small ceramic 'Toby' plaque by the door of fairly modern vintage. Features a 'Toby' illustration and 'CHARRINGTON ... ESTABLISHED 1757'. Also a slate plaque with the red triangle and 'Bass ON DRAUGHT'. SRH photo 2007; WRB photo 2009 Picture

London NW 1

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Primrose Hill, 49 Regents Park Road Queens (formerly Queens Hotel) An overpainted Charrington's 'Toby' plaque to the far left side of the Regents Park Road frontage at ground floor level. Now a Young's house. TrC 2015 .

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Regents Park, 30-32 Albany Street Queens Head & Artichoke Internal: to the parapet of a three-sided bar-back in gold lettering cursive: 'COURAGE ... ALES QUEEN'S HEAD & ARTICHOKE WINES & SPIRITS ... COURAGE'. TrC 2016 .

London NW 1

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Regents Park, 7a Stanhope Parade, Stanhope Street Sovereign Renamed 'White Mustache' in 2015. A 'WATNEY COMBE REID - 1898' roundel with a 'stag' illustration in the centre tops the pole sign. TrC 2016 .

London NW 1

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Somers Town, 1 Starcross Street Exmouth Arms A gold Courage cockerel above the hanging sign. WRB 2006; TrC 2014 .

London NW 1

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Somers Town, 130 Chalton Street Anchor (former) Converted to residential. On the hanging sign frame, 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark, surrounded by hop leaf and barley decoration. WRB 2006; TrC 2014 .

London NW 1

Cannon Brewery Co Ltd London, EC1 Somers Town, 16 Polygon Road Jubilee (former) Closed in about 2006 and converted to offices. High up on the central gable is a 'Cannon' motif in stone relief. The recently uncovered and well-restored tiled fascia - dark lettering on cream - reads 'Cannon Brewery ... THE JUBILEE ... Ales and Stout' and flanked at each end by a tiled 'Cannon' motif. TrC 2014 .

London NW 1

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Somers Town, 162 Eversholt Street Seymour Arms (renamed Elixir) A Taylor Walker 'cannon' device - nicely gold-painted - within the frame of the hanging sign. TrC 2014 .

London NW 2

Cannon Brewery Co Ltd London, EC1 Cricklewood, 301 Cricklewood Broadway Cricklewood Hotel (former) Converted to a restaurant. There are four 'Cannon' motifs in stone at the top of the turrets. Modern board signs are applied to the fascias, but part of the original fascia is displayed on the Mora Road frontage with fine script lettering: 'Fine Ales and Stout'. TrC photo 2010; TrC 2014 Picture

London NW 2

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Cricklewood, 57 Cricklewood Broadway Windmill Bar (formerly Windmill Hotel) A Taylor Walker 'cannon' device tops the sign frame at first floor level. TrC 2014 .

London NW 3

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Belsize Park, 94 Haverstock Hill Load of Hay (renamed 'Hill') A gold Courage cockerel above the frame to the hanging sign facing Haverstock Hill. TrC 2014 .

London NW 3

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Belsize Park, 97 Haverstock Hill Sir Richard Steele Internal. The postwar bar-back incorporates cut-out 'CHARRINGTON'S' lettering to the top panels, illuminated from behind in orange. The lettering is flanked to the left by an illuminated 'Toff' character and to the right by an illuminated 'Toby jug' motif. Note that there are also several fine Bass mirrors and other Bass and Worthington artefacts including a suspended lantern inside this pub. TrC 2015 .

London NW 3

West's Brewery Co Ltd Bethnal Green, E2 Belsize Park, 97 Haverstock Hill Sir Richard Steele At first-floor level on the corner splay, a panel sign in red and black with gold lettering: 'The SIR RICHARD STEELE ... WEST'S BREWERY Co's. Ltd. ... PRIZE ALES ... LUNCHEONS & LIGHT REFRESHMENTS'. In the centre of the sign are 'three crowns', representing the brewery. JT photo 2007 Picture

London NW 3

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Chalk Farm, 2 Haverstock Hill Enterprise A gold Courage cockerel above the frame to the hanging sign facing Haverstock Hill. In 2016, the pub was refurbished, at which time historic Courage fascia tiling was uncovered and reinstated: 'LUNCHEONS ... COOL CLEAR COURAGE ... WINES ... ALTON PALE ALE ... COURAGE'S NOTED STOUT'. TrC 2014; TrC 2016 .

London NW 3

Courage & Co Ltd (Alton) - previously Alton Brewery Co Alton Hampstead, 38-39 Hampstead High Street Bird in Hand (former) Closed as a pub in the 1980s and now in use as 'Cafe Rouge' restaurant. During renovation works in late October 2013, a Courage fascia was briefly uncovered: 'ALTON ALE ... COURAGE'S ... NOTED STOUT'. Now covered again by a modern fascia. TrC 2013 .
OBSCURED

London NW 3

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Hampstead, 48 Rosslyn Hill Rosslyn Arms (former) A gold Courage cockerel mounted above the hanging sign bracket. TrC 2014 .

London NW 3

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Hampstead, 9-10 Hampstead High Street King of Bohemia (former) Closed in about 2005 and converted to retail. Mounted above the surviving sign bracket at first floor level is a Whitbread oval with 'deer' device and: 'WHITBREAD & COMPANY - 1742'. This is directly above the entrance to the former Hampstead Brewery (qv). TrC 2014 .

London NW 3

Hampstead Brewery Co Ltd Hampstead, NW3 Hampstead, 9a Hampstead High Street Hampstead Brewery Co Ltd Over the archway entrance to the brewery ('Old Brewery Mews') is a scroll device with lettering: 'ESTABLISHED 1720 ... BREWERY ... REBUILT 1869'. BHS photo 1997 Picture

London NW 3

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Hampstead, Holly Mount Holly Bush In January 2010, this pub had several examples of relatively modern Benskins signage, including the example shown. The pub was later acquired by Fullers, and the Benskins signs have been removed. SRH photo 2010; TrC 2014 Picture

London NW 4

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Hendon, 10 Church Road Midland Arms (renamed Claddagh Ring) A Taylor Walker 'Cannon' - painted gold - in the ironwork above the hanging sign. TrC 2014 .

London NW 5

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Dartmouth Park, 35 York Rise Dartmouth Arms A Taylor Walker 'Cannon' tops the sign frame facing York Rise. TrC 2014 .

London NW 5

Courage & Co Ltd Southwark, SE1 Kentish Town, 101 Fortess Road Junction Tavern Over three of the doors are leaded windows with gold painted lettering: 'WINES & SPIRITS ... COURAGE .. COURAGE'. The fascia is decorative and appears to be Victorian; on the corner splay is a 'Cockerel' in relief, painted gold. Mounted above the hanging sign on the Fortess Road frontage is another 'gold cockerel'. TrC 2014 .

London NW 5

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Kentish Town, 139 Highgate Road Southampton Arms A gold Courage cockerel perched at the end of the hanging sign bracket. AH 2013; JSe 2014 .

London NW 5

Reid's Brewery Co Ltd Clerkenwell, EC1 Kentish Town, 227 Kentish Town Road Jolly Anglers (former) This Victorian pub is closed and in restaurant use. Around the ground floor are ten ceramic plaques with 'RB'. It's thought that this might be Reid's Brewery. Confirmation of brewery required please. The pub was Watney's at a later date. SRH photo 2007 Picture

London NW 5

Hoare & Co Ltd London, E1 Kentish Town, 289 Kentish Town Road O'Reillys On the fascia: 'TOBY ALE' raised lettering. This looks old, so could be Hoare's. There is also a monogram high on the wall, which looks like 'JJS', but this may not be a brewer. AH photo 2013 Picture

London NW 5

Courage & Co Ltd Southwark, SE1 Kentish Town, 36 Inkerman Road Crimea (former) Converted to flats. Two old Courage lanterns to far left and right of the Inkerman Road frontage below the fascia. The faces have faded, but the right-hand one reads 'COURAGE' with 'cockerel' motif. TrC 2014 .

London NW 5

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Kentish Town, 389 Kentish Town Road Bull & Gate A small old fascia lantern with 'CHARRINGTON' and a 'Toby' image. Inside, 'Charrington's' gold lettering applied to a modern pot shelf. Since its acquisition and refurbishment by Young's Brewery in 2014-2015, it is believed that the Charrington features have been removed. AH 2013; TrC 2015 .
GONE

London NW 5

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Kentish Town, 51 Leverton Street Pineapple Two etched windows: 'IND COOPE' and 'DOUBLE DIAMOND'. Also excellent Bass mirrors inside. SP photo 2012 Picture

London NW 5

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Kentish Town, 66 Falkland Road Falkland Arms (former) Converted to residential. A lantern above the front door features 'Ansells Ales' in script and the brewery's 'squirrel' motif. TrC 2014 .

London NW 5

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Kentish Town, 73 Grafton Road Carlton (former) Converted to flats. Mounted above the hanging sign on the Warden Road elevation: 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark, surrounded by hop leaf and barley decoration. TrC 2014 .

London NW 6

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Kilburn, 111 Canterbury Road Brondesbury Arms (former) Closed in about 2003 and converted to residential use. Part of a tiled fascia to the Chichester Road frontage survives with lettering: 'Watneys Ales' (cursive) ... 'THE BRONDESBURY ARMS' ... 'Reids Stout' (cursive). TrC 2014 .

London NW 6

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Kilburn, 11A Cambridge Gardens Prince of Wales Bass-Worthington windows incorporating the Worthington shield, and the Bass red diamond and blue triangle trademarks. The central pane has lettering 'BASS ON DRAUGHT'. Also Wenlock Brewery tiling (qv). SRH photo 2009 Picture

London NW 6

Wenlock Brewery Co Ltd Shoreditch, N1 Kilburn, 11A Cambridge Gardens Prince of Wales The Wenlock ground floor fascia was for many years obscured by modern boards. The original tiled fascia lettering was uncovered in 2015: 'THE PRINCE OF WALES ... 11A ... WENLOCK ALES & STOUT'. Also a Bass-Worthington window (qv). SRH 2009; TrC 2015 .

London NW 6

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Kilburn, 12 West End Lane Bird in Hand (former) Closed in about 2003 and converted to residential. 'TRUMANS' sign bracket (degraded) above the hanging sign; the fascias to the front and side walls have 'THE BIRD IN HAND' flanked on each side by Truman's 'eagle' motifs; a Truman's board sign to the side wall at first floor level. TrC 2014 .

London NW 6

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Kilburn, 121 Abbey Road Lillie Langtry (named Cricketers for a while) Within the ironwork above the hanging sign, the Ind Coope 'Hand' trademark flanked by '1856'. Four Ind Coope lanterns. SRH 2010; TrC 2014 .

London NW 6

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Kilburn, 164 Kilburn High Road Coopers Arms Leaded windows on the frontage. A small oval panel features a painted 'toff' character holding a glass of wine, believed to be the trademark of Taplow's Wines & Spirits. CAMRA mag 2007; Google 2012 .

London NW 6

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Kilburn, 2 Peel Precinct Sir Robert Peel (former) Now a Royal British Legion club. Scroll plaques to three elevations at fascia height with: '1898 - WATNEY COMBE REID'. TrC 2014 .

London NW 6

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Kilburn, 250 Belsize Lane Priory Tavern A Truman's board infill to the centre first floor window facing Kilburn Vale: (Eagle motif) ... 'TRUMAN HANBURY & BUXTON ... LONDON BREWERS SINCE 1666'. The fascia to Kilburn Vale fascia reads 'TRUMANS BURTON BREWED BITTER'. Five 'TRUMAN' lanterns with 'eagle' motif around the fascia. Inside, illuminated lettering to the top of the bar's gantry: 'BEN TRUMAN' in white lettering. TrC 2014; TrC 2015 .

London NW 6

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Kilburn, 264-266 Kilburn High Road Sir Colin Campbell Above the hanging sign, a 'WATNEY COMBE REID - 1898' circle with 'stag' device inside. TrC 2014 .

London NW 6

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Kilburn, 274 Kilburn High Road Black Lion 'TRUMAN' lettering on the fascia, relatively modern. SRH photo 2009 Picture

London NW 6

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Maida Vale, 33 Carlton Vale Carlton Tavern (former) Marvellous Charrington's tiling. On the Carlton Vale frontage: 'CHARRINGTON & Co' - brown lettering on cream - between the first and second floor windows; 'CARLTON ... TAVERN' in similar style between the first floor windows; and a tiled fascia - cream lettering on brown - 'CHARRINGTON'S ... SPARKLING ALES ... AND FAMOUS STOUT'. On the east end wall: 'CHARRINGTON & Co' - brown lettering on cream - between the first and second floor windows; and a tiled fascia - cream lettering on brown - 'STOUT ... CARLTON TAVERN ... ALES'. Also 'CARLTON LUNCHEON AND TEA ROOM' to the south wing. The pub was demolished without consent in April 2015, at a time when it was being considered for listing. The photographs from the Charrington Archive (http://nationalbreweryheritagetrust.co.uk) indicate that the pub was rebuilt in 1920-21 after the previous pub was destroyed by a Zeppelin in World War I. TrC 2014 and 2015. Photo from National Brewery Heritage Trust Picture
GONE

London NW 8

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 St Johns Wood, 11 Circus Road Princess Royal (former) Closed in 2002 and converted to a restaurant. An unusual ceramic mosaic plaque survives between the second floor windows to the Circus Road frontage. This has a 'Toby' illustration and 'THE HOUSE OF TOBY' beneath. TrC 2014 .

London NW 8

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent St Johns Wood, 2 Gateforth Street Duke of York (former) This pub was rebuilt to the design of A E Sewell in 1932, and was converted to restaurant use in 2007. It retains a tiled panel on the corner splay with a large Truman's eagle motif and the pub name in raised lettering; the date 1932 is in the keystone above. KR photo 2006; SRH 2008 Picture

London NW 8

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 St Johns Wood, 38 St Johns Wood Terrace Star In leaded windows to the ground floor in red lettering: 'CHARRINGTONS' and 'TOBY ALE' to the left and right of the St Johns Wood Terrace entrance and 'CHARRINGTONS' and 'ALE' to the left and right of the Charlbert Street entrance. The St Johns Wood Terrace windows also feature painted 'Toby jug' and 'Toff' ilustrations. A rectangular 'Toby jug' plaque to the right of the St Johns Wood Terrace entrance. TrC 2014 and 2015 .

London NW 8

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 St Johns Wood, 7 Queens Terrace Knights of St Johns Tavern (former) A fine Georgian frontage with a magnificent pictorial pub sign at second floor level. Closed in about 1993 and converted to other uses. Two ceramic plaques survive at ground floor level: 'CHARRINGTON'S 1757 ... (Toby illustration in relief) ... THE HOUSE OF TOBY'. TrC 2014 .

London NW 8

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc St Johns Wood, 95 Church Street Lord High Admiral A postwar pub with flats above. A gold Courage cockerel tops the hanging sign frame at first floor level. Google (July 2014) indicates original 'COURAGE' lettering on the fascia; and a red square projecting sign with a gold cockerel. TrC 2014; Google 2014 .

London NW 9

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent The Hyde, 125 Slough Lane Green Man Large 1930s roadhouse by A E Sewell for Trumans. At least three roundels at high level, and one above a former entrance on the right, featuring the Truman 'eagle' painted gold. The free-standing off-licence building on the left (now an office) has a similar roundel at first-floor level. KR 2006 .

London NW 9

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent The Hyde, 163 The Hyde, Edgware Road Kings Arms (former) Now a "restaurant and shisha lounge". High on a front gable is a degraded relief of the brewery's 'eagle' trade mark. SP photo 2015 Picture

London NW 9

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent West Hendon, Edgware Road Ex-Servicemans Club Fluorescent box fascia with a pair of square end stops, white glass with black eagle and 'TRUMAN BEERS & ALES'. RF 2002 .

London NW10

Whitbread & Co Ltd London, EC1 Harlesden, 86 High Street Former Off-Licence On the corner splay, a large painted sign featuring a Whitbread Pale Ale bottle, and lettering: 'WHITBREAD'S ALE & STOUT ... IN BOTTLE'. SRH photo 2009 Picture

London NW10

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Kensal Rise, 5 Regent Street Grey Horse High on the left-hand end wall, a large tiled Truman's plaque: 'THE GREY HORSE ... TRUMAN, HANBURY, BUXTON & CO LTD'. TrC 2015 .

London NW10

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Willesden Junction, 47 Station Road Willesden Junction Hotel Lots of Taylor Walker signs, including painted sign on parapet, hanging sign, lantern sign, and four metal wall plates. SP 2004 .

London NW10

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Willesden, 53 Waldo Road Former beer retailer This former beer retailer (possibly formerly known as the Waldo Arms) was trading as such until at least 1938. It is now occupied as a house. The fascia has tiled lettering: 'CHARRINGTON'S FINE ALES & STOUT'. CAm 2010; TrC photo 2014 Picture

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