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Merseyside: Wirral - Defunct Brewery Livery

17 November 2015

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Merseyside: Wirral

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Birkenhead, 103 Oxton Road Vale A Victorian corner pub with a relatively modern Higson's livery. Fascia board signs with 'HIGSONS'; the hanging sign features 'HIGSON'S in the top-piece, and a liver bird holding a hop-leaf. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Daniel Higson Liverpool Birkenhead, 128 Conway Street Crown Interior. The bar has a spectacular bar-back; from the side wall and along the bar-back is a glazed fascia, gold coloured with elaborate decoration and black lettering: 'D.HIGSON. WINE MERCHANT & SPIRIT MERCHANT. BREWER. CHEAPSIDE BREWERY. LIVERPOOL'. In CAMRA's list of historic pub interiors. SP 2008 .

Merseyside: Wirral

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Birkenhead, 22-26 Market Street Hornblowers The interwar faience frontage features tiled lettering 'THRELFALLS' above the second floor windows. AH photo 2008; AMR 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Birkenhead Brewery Co Ltd Birkenhead Birkenhead, 228 New Chester Road Lord Raglan Hotel Panel with elaborate brewery logo, including 'BIRKENHEAD BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED', 'PEERLESS ALES & STOUT' and 'TRADE MARK'. MD photo 2005 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Birkenhead, 36 Oliver Street East Firemans Arms A Victorian corner pub which has retained Wilson's livery: applied lettering to the fascia and to the back wall, and a Wilson's hanging sign and lantern. Also an internal etched window with 'WILSONS' above a chequerboard image. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2008; WRB photo 2010 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Birkenhead Brewery Co Ltd Birkenhead Birkenhead, 41 Price Street Stork Hotel A Birkenhead Brewery logo was previously reported by the Tile & Architectural Ceramics Society. But there is no sign of this now. Has this been removed? More information please. TACS; RWo 2006; SP 2008 .

Merseyside: Wirral

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd Salford Birkenhead, 41 Price Street Stork Hotel There are two etched windows on the front with 'THRELFALL'S SALFORD ALES'. On CAMRA's National Inventory. RWo 2006; SP photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Yates Castle Brewery Ltd Manchester Birkenhead, 44 Oxton Road Windsor Castle Good green-tiled frontage. White-tiled fascia with gold lettering: 'YATES'S CASTLE BREWERY Ltd'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Birkenhead, 476 Price Street Pacific Above the hanging sign is a 'liver bird with hop leaf', painted red. BHK 2012 .

Merseyside: Wirral

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Birkenhead, 56 Vittoria Street Vittoria Vaults An etched window with 'HIGSON'S'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Birkenhead Brewery Co Ltd Birkenhead Birkenhead, 72-76 Oxton Road Former brewery offices A terracotta tiled panel: 'BIRKENHEAD BREWERY COMPANY Ltd ... 1896'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Birkenhead Brewery Co Ltd Birkenhead Birkenhead, Duke Street Grand Trunk Hotel A round plaque with 'BIRKENHEAD ALES' and an illustration of a liver bird on a cask - all in relief. Also a large etched window with lettering: 'BIRKENHEAD BREWERY Co Ltd ... ALES & STOUTS'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Birkenhead Brewery Co Ltd Birkenhead Birkenhead, Hamilton Street Pier Hotel (former) Has a very attractive corner frontage of green faience. Around the fascia: 'BIRKENHEAD ALES & STOUT ... PIER HOTEL ... BIRKENHEAD BREWERY Co Ltd ... PIER HOTEL ... WINES & SPIRITS'. On the corner splay, a tiled panel with elaborate brewery logo, including 'BIRKENHEAD BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED', 'PEERLESS ALES & STOUT', a liver bird standing on a barrel and 'TRADE MARK'. The building has been redeveloped but the pub frontage was retained. TACS; WRB 2005; TB photo 2006; SP 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent New Brighton, 19 Hope Street Commercial The livery is modern Cains but high on the wall on the corner is an old Peter Walker plaque saying "THE COMMERCIAL BY VIRTUE OF ITS HISTORIC INTEREST MERITS THE TITLE A PETER WALKER HERITAGE INN". TB photo 2006 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Yates Castle Brewery Ltd Manchester New Brighton, 7 Grosvenor Road Perch Rock Magnificent mosaic on the floor of the lobby - stylised writing - 'YATES'S MANCHESTER ALES & STOUT'. MA 2003; TB photo 2006 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent New Brighton, Magazine Brow Magazine Each side of the front door is a glazed plaque with the red triangle logo, 'DRAUGHT BASS' and 'TRADE MARK'. Above these are half-lanterns set into the wall. There are also modern Bass signs, including 'Bass' in script on the south wall. Still sells Bass. SP photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent New Ferry, 43 New Chester Road Farmers Arms A large tiled panel with the pub name in applied lettering, and in the centre a roundel featuring the brewery's 'queen on horseback' trade mark. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Rock Ferry, New Chester Road Star Hotel (former) Good beige and dark green faience frontage with tiled fascia lettering: two examples of 'THRELFALL'S'. The former lettering 'STAR HOTEL' and 'BLUE LABEL' has been chipped off, but is still visible. The porch has a fine mosaic floor with a large image of a star enclosing lettering: 'STAR ... THRELFALL'S ... HOTEL'. Converted to retail. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Wallasey, 2 Wallasey Village Cheshire Cheese An etched window with 'HIGSON'S ALES'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Higson's Brewery Ltd Liverpool Wallasey, 225 Wallasey Village Farmers Arms An attractive pub, dated 1924, which has retained its Higson's livery, including a letter sign on the front, a board sign on the end wall, and a hanging sign with 'HIGSONS' topped by a gold liver bird with hop leaf. TB photo 2006 Picture

Merseyside: Wirral

Birkenhead Brewery Co Ltd Birkenhead Wallasey, Seaview Road - Wallasey Road Wellington Hotel (renamed Dukes) Two stone plaques at high level with 'B B Co' - one on each road elevation. WRB photo 2008; AH 2008 Picture

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