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Defunct Brewery Livery

30 July 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
Gone?

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Alhampton, West Lane Alhampton Inn An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Albert Bevan Batheaston Bath - Batheaston, 223-227 London Road East George & Dragon Ceased brewing in 1966 and was at that time the last home brew pub in the West Country. The pub retains an interesting lantern sign on the frontage with 'HOME BREWED BEERS'. MBo 2017 .

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Lamb Brewery Ltd Frome Bath - Bathwick, 10-11 Pulteney Road Golden Fleece (former) Stone panel on the frontage with pub name and 'LAMB ALES & STOUT'. Pub closed in about 2003 and converted to a house. AS 2003; SP photo 2005 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bath - Bathwick, 9 Argyle Street Boater 'COURAGE' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK 2010 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bath - Centre, 1 York Street Ale House Modern wall-mounted lettering: 'COURAGE LTD'. AH 2013 .

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Devenish Weymouth Brewery Ltd Weymouth Bath - Centre, 17 Northumberland Place Coeur De Lion Fine leaded and stained glass window running the full frontage with the words 'DEVENISH'S - PUBLIC - BAR - WEYMOUTH'. BL 2002; SP photo 2005 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bath - Centre, 3 New Bond Street Place Volunteer Riflemans Arms A lantern sign with 'COURAGE' and colour illustrations of the trademark cockerel. BHK photo 2010 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Bath - Centre, James Street West Trinity A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2013 .

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H & G Simonds Ltd Reading Bath - Centre, Saracen Street Saracens Head The hanging sign features 'SIMONDS' lettering and a small image of the 'hop leaf' trade mark - possibly modern? Google indicates in 2012 that modern Taylor Walker signage (Spirit Pub Co) had replaced the Simonds sign. BHK photo 2010; Google 2012 Picture
GONE

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bath - Grosvenor, York Place, London Road Porter Butt (former) A small projecting sign with a gold cockerel on red background. Also a gold cockerel mounted above the ironwork of the hanging sign. Converted to a shop in about 2012, the red projecting sign has gone, but the cockerel above the hanging sign survives. BHK 2010; Google 2016 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Bath - Larkhall, Fairfield Park Road Fairfield Arms An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Bath - Oldfield Park, 24-25 Moorland Road Livingstone A small projecting sign with a gold cockerel on red background. BHK 2010 .

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John Parker Walker Twerton Bath - Twerton, 144 High Street White Hart (former) The stone fascia between ground and first floor has the faint remains of painted lettering: 'WHITE HART BREWERY'. John Parker Walker ran this brewery 1875-1877. The inn closed in 1899. MBr photo 2016 Picture

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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Bath - Victoria Park, 2 Margarets Buildings (off Brock Street) A restaurant 'Bass in bottle' with triangle trade mark in plaster above the door. NB 2010 .

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Old Crown Bath Bath - Weston, 1 Crown Hill Old Crown Old lettering painted on a side ashlar wall: 'HOME BREWD BEER'. MBr photo 2016 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Bath - Widcombe, Widcombe Parade White Hart A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2009 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Blackford, Sexeys Road Sexeys Arms An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall; a hanging sign comprising an Usher's shield. BHK 2012 .

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Bridgwater, 54 High Street The Gallery A SK&F black horse at high level on the front elevation. MM 2002; SPe photo 2011; AH 2015 Picture

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Bridgwater, 55 Eastover Admiral Blake Coffee Tavern A SK&F black horse. Demolished and redeveloped as a shopping centre. MM 2002; AH 2015 .
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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Bridgwater, 6 West Quay Royal Marines Association Club (former) A large SK&F black horse at high level on the front elevation. The club had been sold by 2011, and is no longer in club use, but the horse image survives, painted white in 2015. MM 2002; SPe photo 2011; AH photo 2015 Picture

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Bridgwater, 80 Taunton Road Hope Inn A large SK&F black horse on the gable wall of an outside building along with a datestone 1955. Also a shield with monogram 'SKF Ld' in relief, within the date 1930. Images from Google Street View show the pub in the process of demolition in June 2015. MM 2002; SPe photo 2011; AH 2015; Google photo 2015 Picture
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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Burrowbridge, Main Road King Alfred A SK&F black horse on the riverside of the building. MM 2002 .

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Cannington, Church Street Globe A SK&F black horse at first floor level on the front elevation. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Cheddar, Silver Street Gardeners Arms An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Cheddar, The Bays White Hart An Usher's shield fixed to the wall; 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

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Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Clevedon, 20 Old Street Wagon & Horses An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Clevedon, 35 Copse Road Royal Oak An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Mountjoy Brewery Ltd Dublin Combe Down, 54 Combe Road King William IV An old painted sign on the front wall: 'FINDLATER'S STOUT'. This was a beer from Mountjoy Brewery, Dublin, which was known as Findlater & Co. until June 1891. MBo 2017 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Corston, A39 Wheatsheaf A large 'USHERS of Trowbridge' plaque on the gable wall. BHK 2013 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Cross, Old Coach Road White Hart 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Dundry, Bridgewater Road Winford Arms An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'KEEPERS OF THE CASK ALE TRADITION'. BHK 2012 .

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Eldridge Pope & Co Ltd Dorchester East Chinnock, High Street Portman Arms Relatively modern Eldridge Pope signs, including small 'EP' shields. BHK 2012 .

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J A Devenish & Co Ltd Redruth and Weymouth East Coker, Moor Lane Helyar Arms A plaque in deteriorating condition: 'BY ROYAL WARRANT ... TO HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE ... JOHN DEVENISH ... GOOD FOOD & FINE ALES ... ESTABLISHED 1742'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Easton-in-Gordano, 12 St Georges Hill Kings Arms An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. BHK 2012 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Easton-in-Gordano, Hartcombe Road Rudleigh Inn An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'KEEPERS OF THE CASK ALE TRADITION'. BHK 2012 .

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Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Farmborough, Timsbury Road Butchers Arms Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. BHK 2012 .

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Faulkland, Wells Road Tuckers Grave Inn An old wall-mounted carved slate plaque with an incised red triangle and 'Bass' (cursive) ... ON DRAUGHT'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Frederick Power Freshford Freshford, Dark Lane Greyhound (former) An ancient painted sign at first floor level on the side wall advertising the brewery's 'SPARKLING ALES'. MBr photo 2014 Picture

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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Frome, 24 Keyford Crown 'Bass' and two red triangles on the canopy of the hanging sign. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Archers Ales Swindon Frome, Blatchbridge Cross Keys Unusual 'ARCHERS ... SWINDON' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Frome, Christchurch Street West Frome Conservative Club A projecting box sign featuring Usher's logo. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Glastonbury, 18 Market Place King William An Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Hambridge, The Green Lamb & Lion An Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Keynsham, 42 Bath Road Grange Hotel The post sign has the brewery's 'castle' emblem incorporated in the iron bracket. BHK 2009 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Keynsham, 46 Temple Street Trout Tavern A gold cockerel mounted above the ironwork supporting the hanging sign. BHK 2009 .

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Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Keynsham, 61 Queens Road Wingrove The inn sign features the brewery's 'Dray horse' trade mark in the ironwork above. MSt photo 2008 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Keynsham, 63 Bristol Road Crown A gold cockerel mounted above the pub's post sign. BHK 2007 .

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Merridge - west of Enmore, Bridgwater, ST 201343 De-licensed pub - a house painted pink A SK&F black horse but painted pink. MM 2002 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Midsomer Norton, 25 West Road Dolphin An Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Midsomer Norton, 33 Redfield Road Crossways Tavern An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall; 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Midsomer Norton, 36 Chilcompton Road Kings Arms An Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Midsomer Norton, The Island White Swan Two Bass lanterns. SP 2010 .

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Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Nailsea, 13 Silver Street White Lion An unusual wall plaque featuring a gold cockerel and 'COURAGE' lettering in a scroll. Also an oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton North Curry, Knapp Lane White Hart (demolished) Roadside wall and east gable end over entrance door - on each - a SK&F horse. This pub was reported demolished in 2008. MM 2003; BI 2009 .
GONE

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Halls Oxford & West Brewery Co Ltd Oxford Paulton, High Street Red Lion Square ceramic plaque made up of four tiles - illustration of a hare and 'HALLS ... OXFORD AND WEST ... BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'. Has been previously painted over, and much of the plaque is not visible. Also modern Ansell's signage. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Paulton, Salisbury Road Winterfield Inn An Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Portishead, 106 High Street Poacher A small square red wall-mounted box sign with a gold cockerel. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Radstock, Walnut Buildings Tyning Inn An Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Courage Ltd (Bristol) Bristol Stanton Drew, Main Road Druids Arms An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'BREWED ONLY AT THE BRISTOL BREWERY'. The gold cockerel is missing. BHK 2012 .

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Stogumber Brewery Co Ltd Stogumber Stogumber, High Street White Horse Framed colour poster and sepia photograph of brewery. RF 2002 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Stratton-on-the-Fosse, South Street Kings Arms An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Starkey Knight & Ford Ltd - Bridgewater and Tiverton Taunton, 123 Wordsworth Drive Flying Horse A SK&F black horse on a gable on the front elevation. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Temple Cloud, Main Road Temple Inn An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Starkey, Knight & Co Ltd Bridgwater Wellington, 32-34 Fore Street Three Cups Hotel (former) Over the former front door, an etched window with 'STARKEY, KNIGHT & Co'. The company merged with Thomas Ford in 1895, so the window almost certainly dates from before then. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Wells, 18-20 Priest Row Globe An oval Usher's plaque and an Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Wells, 20 Union Street Sun A small Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Wells, 22 Tucker Street Cheddar Valley An oval Usher's plaque fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Wells, 7 St John Street Rose & Crown An oval Usher's plaque and an Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge West Pennard, Glastonbury Road Lion An oval Usher's plaque and an Usher's shield fixed to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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Grand Metropolitan - the national brewery conglemerate Weston-Super-Mare, 51 Birnbeck Road Captains Cabin A 'red barrel' plaque with 'WATNEYS' lettering. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Weston-Super-Mare, 51 Birnbeck Road Captains Cabin An oval wall plaque featuring the familiar Courage Best Bitter imagery and lettering 'KEEPERS OF THE CASK ALE TRADITION'. BHK 2012 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Witham Friary Seymour Arms A modern square box sign with 'USHERS ... Fine Beers' and the brewery shield. (A CAMRA National Inventory pub.) BI photo 2009 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Worle, 161 High Street Lamb An unusual wall plaque featuring a gold cockerel and 'COURAGE' lettering in a scroll with 'EST 1787' underneath. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Yatton, 17 High Street Prince of Orange A gold cockerel mounted above the ironwork of the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

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Eldridge Pope & Co Ltd Dorchester Yeovil, St Michaels Avenue Green Dragon Relatively modern Eldridge Pope signs, including small 'EP' shields. BHK 2012 .

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