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Northamptonshire:
Defunct Brewery Livery

29 December 2020

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Northamptonshire

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Aynho, Croughton Road Cartwright Arms Hotel A metal Whitbread "Welcome" plaque with 'WHITBREAD SINCE 1742' surrounding the brewery's 'deer' trade mark. Also a Hunt Edmunds plaque. SP photo 2006 Picture

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Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Aynho, Croughton Road Cartwright Arms Hotel On the frontage, a Hunt Edmunds plaque - silver on black. Also a Whitbread plaque. SP photo 2006 Picture

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Boughton, Church Street Whyte Melville A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

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Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Brackley, 52 Manor Road Plumbers Arms - later the Manor Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. SP photo 2006 Picture.

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Brackley, 65 Banbury Road Fox The pub sign has fading paintwork with 'MANNS' lettering. Reported replaced by a modern sign in 2014. BHK 2011; MFu 2014 .
GONE

Northamptonshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Braunston, 82 High Street Old Plough An Ind Coope hanging sign with the Ind Coope 'Hand' trademark and '1856' - painted black. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Charwelton, Banbury Road Fox & Hounds A Hunt Edmunds plaque - blue on white. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Daventry, 23 Warwick Street Coach & Horses The hanging sign bracket has an Ansell's squirrel and '1857' painted on. BHK 2011 .

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Flore, 28 High Street Royal Oak A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Great Billing, 37 High Street Elwes Arms A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Great Doddington, 1 High Street Stags Head A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Great Houghton, 39 High Street White Hart A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

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Campbell Praed & Co Ltd Wellingborough Grendon, 34 Manor Road Crown (former) Converted to residential use. The stone fascia has incised lettering: 'PRAED'S NOTED ... CROWN INN ... ALE AND STOUT' and has been well restored and repainted. BHK photo 2011 Picture.

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Higham Ferrers, 7a High Street Griffin A 'George and Dragon' - painted black - mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Kettering, 18 Newland Street Shire Horse The hanging sign bracket survives, with a 'George and Dragon' mounted above. SP photo 2019 Picture

Northamptonshire

Hipwell & Co - Olney, Bucks and Kettering, Northants Kettering, 1a Horse Market Hipwell Brewery - former stores Large stone tablet on apex of side wall - 'HIPWELL & Cos ALE & STOUT STORES'. TN 2004; WRB 2006; BHS photo Picture

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Kettering, 4 Horse Market Woolpack (former) A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. Pub renamed 'Pop Central'. SP photo 2019 Picture

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Kettering, 46 Hallwood Road, corner of Britannia Road Good Companions (demolished) A postwar pub with a 'George and Dragon' mounted above the pole sign. Pub demolished and replaced by a supermarket. BHK photo 2011; Google 2019 Picture
GONE

Northamptonshire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Kettering, Sheep Street George Hotel The hotel is closed in 2019. On the stone fascia facing Sheep Street, remains of lettering 'BASS IN BOTTLE'. SP photo 2019 Picture

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Kilsby, 26 Main Road Red Lion A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Kings Cliffe, 2 West Street Cross Keys An attractive Bass lantern featuring the red triangle logo. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Northamptonshire

Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Kings Sutton, 2 The Square White Horse On the frontage, a Hunt Edmunds plaque - silver on black. This pub is now owned by the pubco Brakspears. SP photo 2006 Picture

Northamptonshire

Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Kings Sutton, 21 Whittal Street Three Tuns (former) A Hunt Edmunds plaque - silver on black. The pub has been converted to offices, but the plaque survives. BHK photo 2007; Google 2017 Picture.

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Kislingbury, 15 High Street Old Red Lion A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Middleton, 7 The Hill Red Lion A gold-painted 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

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Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Naseby, Church Street Fitzgerald Arms A Hunt Edmunds plaque - silver on black. BHK 2011 .

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Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Newnham, The Green Romer Arms A Hunt Edmunds plaque - silver on black. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Northampton, 101 Harborough Road Prince of Wales (closed) A gold cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. The premises were no longer in pub use by 2015, and the sign has been removed. BHK photo 2011; Google 2015 Picture
GONE

Northamptonshire

Northampton Brewery Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 121 Bridge Street Malt Shovel Tavern Front facade restored to how it looked in the 1940s with two painted signs advertising - NBC Pale Ale at 5d per pint bottle. A fully restored NBC Star projecting sign is also part of the restoration along with some genuine metal signs advertising NBC bottled beer and stout. The etched windows have 'NBC' in a star motif; and the upper leaded panes have a similar design in colour, plus panels 'ALES & STOUT'. Interior crammed with brewerania. TN 2004; SP 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Abington Brewery Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 16 Bridge Street Retro Bar Has been named 'Retro Bar' since about 2014. The mosaic floor to the lobby features lettering: 'ABINGTON BREWERY Co.'. BHK photo 2008; AH 2014 Picture

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Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 186 Harborough Road Fox & Hounds Side elevation large sign 'Fox & Hounds', red Phipps Star, 'NORTHAMPTON BREWERY CO - FINE ALES & STOUT'. GB 2002 .

Northamptonshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Northampton, 2 Louise Road Bat & Wickets A gold cockerel mounted at the end of the ironwork above the hanging sign; also a metal plate with 'COURAGE' lettering. BHK 2011 .

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Northampton Brewery Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 24 College Street Boston At high level in relief on the north elevation is a six-pointed star (two triangles intertwined), in the centre of which is the monogram: 'N B Co Ltd.'. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Northamptonshire

Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 24 Overstone Road Former off-licence Premises converted to residential, but on the front wall, an old painted sign survives: 'PHIPPS ALES ... RATLIFFES STOUT'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

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Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 26 Overstone Road Former off-licence Premises converted to residential, and the walls have been rendered, but an old painted sign has been retained on the frontage: 'PHIPPS BOTTLED STOUT'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Northamptonshire

Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 34 Derby Road Former off-licence Facing Magee Street, a large very faded painted sign with 'PHIPPS' ... ALES & STOUT'. A former Phipps off-licence which became the Northampton Beer Agency in 1980. No longer in retail use. CAMRA .

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Northampton Brewery Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, 51 Artizan Road Artizan An etched window with 'NBC' in a roundel within the brewery's star trademark. Also a plaque on the wall with similar features. BHK photo 2011 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Northampton, 59 Southampton Road Golden Horse A gold cockerel mounted above the hanging sign, and fading 'COURAGE' lettering on the sign. Also a small square red projecting sign with a gold cockerel. BHK 2011 .

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Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, Cotton End Old White Hart Inn Stunning fascia band in mosaic (light yellow background): 'P PHIPPS & Cos WINES SPIRITS & ALES ... THE OLD WHITE HART INN ... RATLIFFES STOUT'. Rainwater heads bear the the date 1901 - two years after the takeover of the Ratliffe brewery by Phipps. GB 2002; JSe photo 2005 Picture

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Ratliffe & Jeffery Ltd Northampton Northampton, Cotton End Old White Hart Inn Stunning fascia band in mosaic (light yellow background): 'P PHIPPS & Cos WINES SPIRITS & ALES ... THE OLD WHITE HART INN ... RATLIFFES STOUT'. Rainwater heads bear the the date 1901 - two years after the takeover of the Ratliffe brewery by Phipps. GB 2002; JSe photo 2005 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Northampton, Cotton End Railway Tavern A gold cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

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Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Northampton, Harborough Road Frog & Fiddler A metal 'No public right of way' sign with 'P. PHIPPS & CO., LTD.'. Also modern Mansfield Brewery signs. BHK photo 2011 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Raunds, 16 High Street George & Dragon A gold cockerel mounted above the pub's pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Rothwell, 9(?) New Street Former off licence Now in residential use. There are three fading painted signs which are difficult to make out. All three appear to include 'PHIPPS ALES'; and the two lower ones possibly read 'RATLIFFE'S STOUT'. ADW photo 2007; NRy 2012 Picture

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Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Rushden, 127 High Street South Compasses A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Rushden, 24 High Street South Teza (restaurant) A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Thrapston, 32 Huntingdon Road Beehive Club A modern projecting box sign with a 'deer leaping' above 'M&B'. Deteriorating condition. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Walgrave, Zion Hill Royal Oak A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Weedon, 20 West Street Maltsters Arms A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. Also painted 'TOM HOSKINS' lettering on the fascia. BHK 2011; SP 2014 .

Northamptonshire

T Hoskins Ltd Leicester Weedon, 20 West Street Maltsters Arms Painted lettering on the fascia includes 'TOM HOSKINS EST 1877' dating from the brief period of ownership of that brewery. SP 2014 .

Northamptonshire

Ratliffe & Jeffery Ltd Northampton Welford, 45 High Street Off licence and village store (former) A very faded sign - hardly discernible, but a historical photograph reveals it read: 'RATLIFFE'S CELEBRATED STOUT'. Also fading painted Phipps' signs (see separate entry). SP 2003 .

Northamptonshire

Phipps & Co Ltd Northampton Welford, 45 High Street Off licence and village store (former) Has two fading painted signs on the front elevation: 'PHIPPS' ALES & STOUT' and 'P PHIPPS & CO'. Also a very faint Ratliffe's sign - see separate entry. SP 2003; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Northamptonshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Wellingborough, 15 Church Street Fiddlers Elbow A small round plaque on the side elevation with a 'deer leaping' above 'M&B'. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Wellingborough, 2 Millers Lane Merry Miller (renamed Miller) A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the wooden bracket to the pub sign. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Northamptonshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Wellingborough, 69 Midland Road Volunteer Originally owned by Praeds. It had large M&B signs at one time, but the only survival in 2015 is the painted 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' lettering on the hanging sign. SP 2015; AH photo 2018 Picture

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Wilby, 117 Main Road George A 'George and Dragon' - painted red - mounted above the pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Woodford, 83 High Street Dukes Arms A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK 2011 .

Northamptonshire

Mann's (Watney-Mann subsidiary based in Norwich) Norwich Yelvertoft, 49 High Street Knightley Arms A 'George and Dragon' mounted above the hanging sign. BHK photo 2011 Picture

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Manning & Co Ltd Northampton Yelvertoft, 52 High Street Old Panniers (former) The remains of a fading painted wall sign: 'MANNING'S NOTED STOUT'. MBr photo 2019 Picture

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