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Shropshire
Defunct Brewery Livery

7 May 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
Gone?

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Astley, A53 Dog In The Lane The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork above the pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Shropshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Burford (Tenbury Wells), Boraston Lane Rose & Crown At first floor level on the side (Clee Hill Road) elevation, an old plaque - stone or slate - with incised lettering 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS ALES' surrounding a small 'deers leap' illustration in colour. TrC 2017 .

Shropshire

Shrewsbury & Wem Brewery Co Ltd Wem Cross-Houses, on A458 4 miles SE of Shrewsbury Bell Lantern: 'WEM ALES'. JL 2003 .

Shropshire

Hinckesman's Brewery Co Ltd Hinnington - south of Shifnal Hinnington - south of Shifnal, Hinnington Road Hinnington Spring Brewery (former) The former brewery is now converted to a house, but retains a faded painted sign on the front wall: 'HINCKESMANS ... HINNINGTON SPRING BREWERY'. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Shropshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Horsehay, 5 Wellington Road Forester Arms Floodlit signs with relatively modern applied lettering: (1) 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' above a large 'Deer Leaping' image; (2) 'M&B ALES'. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Shropshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Ironbridge, Blists Hill Museum New Inn This pub was moved from Green Lane, Walsall, to reopen here in 1982. It originally had Butler's windows and a M&B plaque next to the corner door. It now sells Banks's ales, and has modern Banks's signs and windows. But 6 small roundels with Butler's 'Eagle' trademark survive on the pilasters surrounding the windows, and there is a similar roundel carved into the fireplace in the Tap Room. SP photo 2016 Picture

Shropshire

Edward Sheldon Ludlow Ludlow, 113 Old Street Horse & Jockey (former) A former home-brew house. Over the door, a splendid old painted glass panel: 'EDWARD SHELDON ... LICENSED BREWER ... RETAILER OF ... ALE, BEER, WINES ... SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &C'. The pub was converted to two houses in about 2012. The doorway has been moved and the Sheldon glass has gone. SP 2004; BHK photo 2006; TrC 2016 Picture
GONE

Shropshire

Marston, Thompson & Son Ltd (pre-dates Evershed merger) Burton-upon-Trent Market Drayton, 12 High Street Stags Head Two very old etched windows on the front elevation: 'MARSTON THOMPSON'S ... (logo) ... BURTON ALES'. These will date from 1898-1905 and pre-date the formation of Marston Thompson & Evershed. ACu photo 2015 Picture

Shropshire

Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Market Drayton, Newcastle Road Talbot Hotel Etched window: 'TALBOT HOTEL ... PARKERS ALES' RF 2001; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Shropshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Market Drayton, Shrewsbury Road Lord Hill Built by Joules in 1936. Above the pole sign is the brewery's 'cross' trademark. SP 2009 .

Shropshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Montford Bridge, A5 Wingfield Arms A slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES' + 'deer leaping' illustration + 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. The brewery name is considerably eroded. BHK 2011 .

Shropshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Much Wenlock, High Street Gaskell Arms Hotel Modern 'Courage' board signs on the exterior. SP 2016 .

Shropshire

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Oswestry, 47 Church Street Oak Inn A modern board sign with 'Bass' in script and the red triangle. AH 2011 .

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Shawbury, Wytheford Road Fox & Hounds The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork above the pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Shrewsbury, 1 Bellstone Exchange A plaque on the frontage: 'WILDERSPOOL ... ALES & STOUT' and the brewery's trademark. SP 2005; AH photo 2011 Picture

Shropshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Shrewsbury, 141 Abbey Foregate Old Bush A slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES' + 'deer leaping' illustration + 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. BHK 2009 .

Shropshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Shrewsbury, 32 Coton Hill Woodman On the wall is a panel with the brewery's 'eagle and hop' trademark - painted gold. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Shropshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Shrewsbury, 94 Abbey Foregate Bricklayers Arms A slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES' + 'deer leaping' illustration + 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Shrewsbury, Bridge Place Shrewsbury Hotel The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork on the inn sign bracket. Now a Wetherspoons hotel. BHK photo 2011 Picture

Shropshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Shrewsbury, Coton Hill Royal Oak 'Olde English' style gold applied lettering on the frontage: 'Courage'. Also a gold cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Shropshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Shrewsbury, Frankwell Old Crow (former) The pub has been converted to residential apartments. The entrance door retains the attractive original leaded glass with lettering 'OLD CROW ... BUTLERS' and in the centre a roundel with painted glass depicting a crow. Listed building. BPu photo 2010 Picture

Shropshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Wellington, 106 Watling Street Swan A slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES' + 'deer leaping' illustration + 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. BHK 2010 .

Shropshire

Red Lion Brewery Wellington Wellington, 3 Whitchurch Road Wellington Arms (renamed several times) Two etched windows on the front with 'RLB' initials. RWo 2008; RWy 2012 .

Shropshire

Wrekin Brewery Co Ltd Wellington Wellington, Bridge Road Smithfield (former) Retains old etched glass in the front door with the pub name and 'W B Co Ltd' in a roundel. The premises were converted to a fish & chip restaurant in about 2011, and the door with the glass with etched lettering has gone. SP photo 2009; RWy 2012 Picture
GONE

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Westbury, Hinwood Road Lion The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork above the pole sign. BHK 2011 .

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Whitchurch, 19 Green End Wheatsheaf Hotel The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork on the inn sign bracket. AH 2011 .

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Whitchurch, 24 Watergate Street Bulls Head The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork on the inn sign bracket. BHK 2012 .

Shropshire

Vaux Breweries Ltd Sunderland Whitchurch, Church Street Horse & Jockey Modern Vaux board signs on a pub in derelict condition. AH 2011 .

Shropshire

Vaux Breweries Ltd Sunderland Whitchurch, Pepper Street Red Cow Lantern up side alley: 'VAUX FINE ALES AND LAGERS'. RF 2001 .

Shropshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Woore, Nantwich Road Swan at Woore An old rectagular plaque: 'WILDERSPOOL ... ALES & STOUT' with a nicely painted example of the Greenalls' trademark in the centre. BHK photo 2009 Picture

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