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Merseyside: Sefton - Defunct Brewery Livery

21 January 2015

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Merseyside: Sefton

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Bootle, 46 Linacre Lane Linacre The top part of the former hanging sign featuring the 'HIGSONS' name and the 'liver bird and hop leaf', has been mounted inside the pub. SP photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Bootle, 47 Hawthorne Road Hawthorne An oval plaque above the hanging sign; with 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' around the brewery's 'deer' trademark - painted out. BHK 2012 .

Merseyside: Sefton

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Bootle, 83 Linacre Road Salt Box On the corner splay, a 'Bass' letter sign in script (illuminated?). Google 2009 .

Merseyside: Sefton

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Bootle, Merton Road Wharf On the front parapet, stone lettering in relief: 'HIGSON'S'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Bootle, Strand Road Rubber Duck On the front gable is a large board sign with 'HIGSONS'. There are two stone panels on the gable which appear to have had earlier lettering or insignia chipped off. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Crosby - Waterloo, East Street Volunteer Canteen At first floor on the front elevation is a large panel with the pub name, plus the brewery's 'three boars heads' trade mark on a square shield. Same image with 'TRADE MARK ... EXCELLENCE' in two front windows and the glass of the main door. Other front windows have 'HIGSON'S' and 'HIGSON'S ALES'. Above the door is a plaque with monogram 'DH LTD'. On CAMRA's National Inventory. SP photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Crosby - Waterloo, Endbutt Lane Endbutt Carved on a beam is a shield with 'TB' monogram. In the stone lintel over a doorway are two carved shields of similar design around a central date 1923. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Crosby - Waterloo, South Road Alexandra An interwar refurbishment. On the south elevation are two shields with the 'three boars heads' trade mark. A similar image, plus 'HIGSONS ... TRADE MARK ... EXCELLENCE' on one front window. The hanging sign features a liver bird with hop leaf. SP photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Crosby, 63 Victoria Road Crows Nest Two large etched windows, possibly different ages, with 'HIGSON'S ... GENUINE ALES'. Above the lettering is the brewery's 'boars heads' trademark. GB 2004; AH photo 2014 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Crosby, College Road Edinburgh The etched door glass has 'WALKER'S' lettering in a central round pane. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Litherland, 168 Linacre Road Pacific On the south gable wall, a very large painted sign with 'THRELFALL'S BLUE LABEL'. The sign is such a famous feature that it has its own blue plaque! SP photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Netherton, Fleetwoods Lane Cabbage Inn A square stone tablet with monogram in relief: 'TB Co Ld'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Seaforth, Bridge Road Railway Mosaic lettering in the porch: 'THRELFALL'S'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Seaforth, Seaforth Road Seaforth Arms Hotel Two stone panels (different designs) with monogram 'T B Co Ld'. In the leaded window above one of the doors is a third example. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Southport, 12 Seabank Road Windmill Two etched windows in art deco style with 'Lion Ales' in script, and a roundel containing a lion illustration above. AH 2010; WRB photo 2010 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Southport, 81 King Street Cheshire Lines Above the pole sign is the Peter Walker 'queen on horseback' trade mark in gold. AH photo 2010 Picture

Merseyside: Sefton

Matthew Brown - Pole Street, Preston. Later Lion Brewery, Blackburn Southport, Manchester Road Mount Pleasant Hotel A top-light art deco leaded window with lettering 'LION ALES'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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