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Greater Manchester: Wigan
Defunct Brewery Livery

12 March 2018

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Greater Manchester: Wigan

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Ashton-in-Makerfield - Town Green, Bolton Road Caledonian An etched window on the front with 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. SP 2006 .

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Aspull, Bolton Road Gerrard Arms Etched window with 'GERRARD ARMS HOTEL ... BODDINGTONS'. BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Golborne - Lane Head, Church Lane Red Lion 'Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd - Wilderspool' etched windows. TB reports in 2006 that " this fine set of old Greenalls windows has been removed and replaced with plain glass". SP 2006; TB 2006 .
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Greater Manchester: Wigan

QUERY Hindley, 5 Castle Hill Road Horse Shoe Tavern (former) At first floor level, a roundel with a horseshoe and 'JB Ltd'. The property is now a house. The premises were occupied by John Berry, beer retailer, between 1869 and 1876. Was JB a brewer? SP photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Matthew Brown Blackburn Hindley, Atherton Road Former Off Licence A projecting box sign featuring a large 'red lion' illustration - thought to be from Matthew Brown's brewery. BHK photo 2009 Picture

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George Shaw & Co Ltd Leigh Leigh - Bedford, Manchester Road Boundary Etched windows with monograms 'G S CO LTD'. BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Bedford Brewing & Malting Co Ltd Leigh Leigh, 2 Market Place Boars Head Fine-looking pub, rebuilt 1900. Above the door in terracotta - 'BB' monogram twice. Brewery needs confirmation please. Also Walker's plaques (qv). SP photo 2006 Picture

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Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Leigh, 2 Market Place Boars Head Fine-looking pub, rebuilt 1900. Plaques adjacent to the front and back doors with the 'queen on horseback' trade mark and 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. Also 'BB' monograms (qv). SP photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Leigh, 73 King Street A pizza takeaway High on the gable wall, a painted sign - part obscured, part missing - 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. SP photo 2006 Picture

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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Leigh, Chapel Street Standard Mower A small oval Bass plaque under the hanging sign: 'Bass' (script) ... 'ESTd 1777 ... BURTON-ON-TRENT'; and a red triangle. BHK 2012 .

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Bedford Brewing & Malting Co Ltd Leigh Leigh, Church Street / Vernon Street Courts Victorian corner pub with 'RG' in the keystone above the door. Could be 'R Guest', whose brewery became Bedford Brewing & Malting. Brewery needs confirmation please. Pub closed 2006. SP photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Leigh, Lord Street Musketeer One etched window on the front - 'Boddingtons ... MUSKETEER' around the brewery's trademark of a cask with bees. SP 2006; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Leigh, St Helens Road Bridge Inn Five etched windows on the front with monogram - 'GW & Co Ltd'. SP photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd St Helens Orrell (Longshaw), 190 Upholland Road Unicorn Stone panel on the front elevation: 'GREENALL'S St HELENS ALES.'. BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Orrell, 226 Orrell Road Stag The windows have four leaded panels - two with 'stag' ilustrations; two with 'PW' monograms. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Pemberton, Billinge Road Hare & Hounds On the wall at the back, a very faded painted sign 'WALKERS WARRINGTON ALES'. DWh photo 2007 Picture

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Richard Barker & Co Huyton Wigan - Centre, 14 Market Street Crofters Arms (former) Closed as a pub for many years, this is now a restaurant. Superb exterior with red glazed bricks, above which is a mosaic fascia with maroon lettering on ivory - 'BARKER'S ... CROFTERS ARMS ... CROFTERS ARMS ... BARKER'S HUYTON ALES'. From 2016, new board signs were applied to the Hallgate elevation, obscuring part of the original tiling. SP photo 2006; CExc photo 2014; SP photo 2018 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Wigan - Centre, 5 Wallgate Raven Hotel A plaque adjacent to the front door with the 'queen on horseback' trade mark and 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. SP photo 2006 Picture

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Albion Brewery Co Ltd Wigan Wigan - Centre, 70 Frog Lane Colliers Arms (former) Pub converted to a restaurant. Terracotta tiling above each of the two doors with initials 'AB'. TB 2006; EMa 2009; IMcL 2009; SP photo 2018 Picture

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Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Wigan - Centre, 93 Standishgate St John's CYMS (former) On a church social club, a damaged projecting box sign featuring 'WHITBREAD TROPHY BITTER'. Sign removed by 2016. The premises converted to a gym. WRB photo 2008; Google 2016 Picture
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Greater Manchester: Wigan

Tetley Walker Ltd Warrington Wigan - Centre, 94 Standishgate Griffin Hotel Above the door, an attractive lantern with leaded coloured glass featuring the brewery's 'Huntsman' device; there is no brewery lettering. SP photo 2018 Picture

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Oldfield Brewery Ltd Wigan Wigan - Centre, 94 Standishgate Griffin Hotel In a stone pediment above the central first floor window: 'OB Ld'. Above this, a large white-tiled panel with gold lettering: 'GRIFFIN HOTEL'. The pub is dated 1905. SP photo 2018 Picture

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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Wigan - Centre, New Market Street Tudor House Hotel A projecting box sign featuring 'Bass' in script and a red triangle. The hotel appears closed in 2018, but the Bass sign is still there. WRB photo 2008; SP 2018 Picture

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Oldfield Brewery Ltd Wigan Wigan - Marus Bridge, 702 Warrington Road Ben Jonson Terracotta tiling above the front door, the initials 'OB'. Above this, a decorative terracotta panel with 'Ben Jonson HOTEL'. BHK photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Wigan

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Wigan - Newtown, 134 Ormskirk Road Bowling Green On the side elevation, a Boddington's yellow projecting sign in typical style. BHK 2012 .

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Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Wigan - Springfield, 102 Gidlow Lane Bird I'Th' Hand Hotel Mosaic fascia with lettering, white on green: 'WALKERS ... BIRD I' TH' HAND HOTEL ... WARRINGTON ALES'. In the ironwork above the left-hand door, a 'W'. SP photo 2018 Picture

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Magee Marshall & Co Ltd Bolton Wigan - Springfield, 168 Gidlow Lane Pagefield Hotel Degraded stonework over the door: 'MAGEE MARSHALL & Co ... PAGEFIELD ... HOTEL'. Stone shield at high level with relief lettering: 'MM & Co Ld'. Two rectangular stone panels between ground and first floor windows with relief lettering: 'MM & Co Ld'. A stone panel above the side door with relief lettering: 'MM'. Several leaded windows with painted glass: 'MM & Co LTD'. The pub was closed and shuttered from 2016, but Google shows in previous years that most ground floor windows have original etched glass with 'MM & Co' monograms - hidden behind shutters in 2018. SP photo 2018; Google 2014-2016 Picture

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Peter Walker & Sons Ltd Warrington Wigan - Swindley, 106 Wigan Lane Bowling Green Two surviving front etched windows: 'A WALKER HOUSE' and 'WALKER'S WARRINGTON ALES'. The pub is dated 1904. SP photo 2006 Picture

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Magee Marshall & Co Ltd Bolton Wigan - Wallgate, 262 Wallgate Seven Stars Hotel (demolished) 'MM' in terracotta panels above two doors. Also the date 1902 over the front door. The pub became a Thwaites' tied house. A serious fire in 2008, following which it was demolished. SP photo 2006; Google 2012 Picture
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