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Staffordshire: Defunct Brewery Livery

1 March 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Staffordshire

Lichfield Brewery Co Ltd Lichfield Abbots Bromley, 22 Bagot Street Blacks Head (former) The pub is now a private house/ Faded painted sign at ground floor level, a diamond shaped panel with 'THE LICHFIELD BREWERY COS - ALES WINES & STOUT'. TN photo 2004 Picture

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Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Alsager, 58 Crewe Road Mere Inn In the ironwork of the hanging sign, the Greenall Whitley logo. BHK 2010 .

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Armitage, A513 Swan A Bass lantern above the door. A Bass plaque (damaged) at the side of the door. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Blythe Bridge, 305 Uttoxeter Road Duke of Wellington At roof level on the corner pediment is an Ansell's (or Holt's?) squirrel in relief, painted gold. BHK photo 2012 Picture

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Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Brewood, 1 Market Place Lion On the hanging sign 'Mitchells & Butlers' lettering. A slate plaque on the front wall with 'Traditional Cask ALES', 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' and the brewery's 'Deer Leaping' trade mark. BHK 2009 .

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QUERY Burton upon Trent, 104 Grange Street Star & Garter Has two gables each with a stone tablet - one with 'JH', the other with '1878'. Was 'JH' a brewer? SP photo 2006 Picture

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Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, 146 High Street Worthington House: former Worthington Brewery offices Now private offices. Over the front entrance, the brewery's 'Shield and Dagger' trademark and 'AD 1750' are carved in stone. There is also a Civic Society blue plaque recording its use as brewery offices 1888-1975. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Joseph Nunneley & Co Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, 22 Bridge Street Nunneley House A blue plaque records: 'Built ca. 1760 by Samuel Sketchley a brewer, and later occupied by Joseph's Nunneley's Brewery'. SP 2010 .

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Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, 22 Bridge Street Nunneley House Two stone boundary markers set into the pavement at the front: 'W & CO ltd BOUNDARY'. SP 2010 .

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Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, 50 Ashby Road Waterloo Large signs both sides of the building with raised lettering: 'Worthington's' and 'Worthington's Ales' - similar in style to that at the Blue Posts, Burton. In 2009, large board signs have been applied to both gables - the Worthington signs may survive beneath. Also, former 'Bass' applied letter signs have been removed from the pub. TN photo 2006; SP 2009 Picture
OBSCURED

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Hardy's Kimberley Brewery Ltd and Hansons Ltd (Hardys & Hansons from 1972) Kimberley Burton upon Trent, 90 Horninglow Road Crescent Hotel A lantern sign on the side elevation: 'Kimberley Ales'. BPu photo 2010; SP 2011 Picture

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Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, 90 Horninglow Road Crescent Hotel A modern timber board sign with 'Worthiington' and the brewery's 'dagger in shield' trade mark. BPu photo 2010 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Byrkley Street Berkeley Arms Two lantern signs with 'Bass' and red triangles. One slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES', 'Bass' in a red triangle, and 'Worthington' - all quite modern. SP 2006; BPu photo 2010 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Casey Lane Grange On the end wall, an old fading painted 'Bass' sign. SP photo 2006 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Dallow Street / Victoria Crescent Star Inn (former) - now a cycle shop Ancient painted sign over entrance: 'STAR INN - BASS' - very faint. TN 2003 .

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, George Street Boundary of Molson Coors Brewery The boundary railings around Bass's Middle Brewery facing George Street feature three 'triangle' devices in the ironwork. SP photo 2011 Picture

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Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, High Street Blue Posts (renamed Crossing) The outbuilding at the side of the pub has a large prominent letter sign - black lettering on white - with 'Worthington's Ales.'; similar to those at the Waterloo, Burton and the Olde Flying Horse, Kegworth, Leics (qv). In 2009, the lettering is painted over in white, but is still visible. SP photo 2006; SP 2009 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, High Street Former Bass Brewery offices On the frontage are three stone boundary markers with 'BASS & Co. B' or 'BASS & Cos B'. On the northern elevation of the offices, facing a yard, is a doorway with a large triangle in relief in the stonework above. Note that the adjacent building (136 High Street) has a Civic Society blue plaque recording the home of William Bass from 1777-1787. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Charrington & Co Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Lichfield Street Leopard Mid-19c pub, the former tap to Charrington's Burton brewery, which was adjacent. According to a plaque on the building, it was purchased by Charrington in 1872 and rebuilt in the 'London Style'. Impressive exterior with several stone panels with depressed gold-painted lettering: 'CHARRINGTON'S FINE ALES' at high level on front elevation; two similar panels on the side elevation: 'LONDON STOUT' and 'PALE & BURTON ALES'. TN 2005; SP 2006; BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Manor Drive Winery (formerly Abbey Inn) A brass letter-box on the front foor with 'THE ABBEY INN ... BASS WORTHINGTON LTD.'. SP 2009 .

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Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Meadow Lane Cricketers A very old etched window incorporating the brewery's 'Hand' trade mark and lettering 'VAULTS'. CMa photo 2013 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Shobnall Road Bass's Brewery Pumping Station The 19c pumping station features 'triangle' panes in the windows. SP photo 2011 Picture

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Mann, Crossman & Paulin - London & Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Shobnall Road Marston's Brewery The old brewhouse was built in 1875 by Mann, Crossman & Paulin, the brewery taken over by Marston Thompson & Co in 1902. Along the parapet of the brewhouse in stone is 'MANN CROSSMAN & PAULIN'. The little street giving access to the brewery is CROSSMAN STREET. SP 2004 .

Staffordshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Burton upon Trent, Station Street Roebuck Two etched windows: 'IND COOPE ... 1856 ... BURTON BREWERY LTD' and the 'hand' trademark. Also an Ind Coope hanging sign with the 'hand' and '1856'. SP 2006; BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Burton upon Trent, Station Street Ind Coope Burton Brewery (former) - became the offices of the Spirit Group The high-level stone fascia had lettering 'IND COOPE BURTON BREWERY'. Obscured by the modern 'Spirit Group' sign; but may survive underneath. SP 2006 .
OBSCURED

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Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Station Street Frontage of the former Allsopp brewery There are four examples of boundary markers at back-of-pavement, including 'S.A. AND. SONS. BOUNDARY' and 'S.A. AND S. BOUNDARY'. BHK photo 2009; SP photo 2009 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Station Street In front of 170-172 Station Street The premises are now in retail use. Abutting the pavement at the front are two stone boundary markers with 'BASS. & Co. B'. A third tablet survives, but the lettering has been worn away. BHK 2009; SP photo 2009 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Station Street, corner of Cooper Street On the pavement On the street corner are two stone boundary markers with 'Bass' in script. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Burton upon Trent, Uxbridge Street Labourers Union Two original etched windows at ground floor level. (1) 'WORTHINGTONS MILD ALES' with the 'sword in shield' trade mark. (2) 'WORTHINGTONS PALE ALES' with Prince of Wales Feathers and motto. In 2009, closed and boarded-up. TN photo 2004; SP 2009 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Forsbrook, Cheadle Road Butchers Arms A lantern on the frontage with 'Bass' in script and red triangles. BHK 2012 .

Staffordshire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Fradley, Fradley Junction Swan Within the ironwork of the projecting sign is painted lettering: 'ANSELLS ... 1857', around a painted 'squirrel' trademark. Looks quite modern. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Great Haywood, Main Road Clifford Arms Two Bass lanterns. One car park sign with 'Bass Worthington (Midlands) Limited' underneath a red triangle enclosing a white silhouette 'Toby jug'. SP photo 2007 Picture

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S H Ward & Co Ltd Sheffield Hamstall Ridware Shoulder of Mutton A Ward lantern. BPu 2010 .

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Handsacre, The Green Crown Three examples of the 'Bass' script-style lettering applied to the walls. The hanging sign features 'Bass Worthington' lettering, and there are a couple of Bass lanterns near the side door. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Hixon, Lea Road Green Man A painted slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES', a red triangle with 'Bass' inside, and 'Worthington' lettering below. BHK 2012 .

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Dix & Co Ltd Stoke-on Trent Kidsgrove, 25 Hardingswood Road Blue Bell A panel on the front features the pub name and a large 'Bell' image. Beneath this, it originally had raised concrete lettering 'DIX AND Coy's ALES' but this was chiselled off by Parkers. The Dix lettering is still just visible. DL 2002; ME 2002; SP photo 2008 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Kidsgrove, Lower Ash Road Woodshutts Each end gable has a large 'Bass' sign in script lettering; one also has a red triangle. SP 2007 .

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Leek, Macclesfield Road Dyers Arms A good collection of Bass signs on the exterior, including an old square panel with 'Bass' in script and a red triangle in relief; an illuminated 'Bass' letter sign on the other end wall; and a slate plaque in poor condition with 'Bass' in the centre of a red triangle and 'Worthington' underneath. WRB photo 2010 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Leek, St Edward Street Swan Fading 'Bass Worthington' lettering on the hanging sign; also a slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES' and a red triangle with 'Bass' underneath. WRB photo 2010 Picture

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Lichfield Brewery Co Ltd Lichfield Lichfield, 169 Beacon Street Fountain An interwar pub with a good pair of original leaded bay windows. The left-hand one features lettering: 'LICHFIELD ... BREWERY ... SMOKE ROOM ... COMPANY ... LIMITED'. The right-hand one has: 'ALES ... STOUT ... TAP ... ROOM ... WINES ... SPIRITS'. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Lichfield Brewery Co Ltd Lichfield Lichfield, Upper St John Street Lichfield Brewery (former) Stone strap above the former entrance - 'THE LICHFIELD BREWERY'. Also a war memorial to former employees on the wall at ground floor level. At the rear, a fading painted sign on the brickwork is visible from the railway station - 'THE LICHFIELD BREWERY CO LIMITED'. Also a stone set in the apex of the building is dated 1858. BHS photo; SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Little Hay (near Sutton Coldfield) Haycock Inn (former) Now a house. Large painted sign covering most of one wall - 'THE HAYCOCK INN - ALLSOPP'S BURTON ALES' in gold lettering on red and black background. TN photo 2002 Picture

Staffordshire

H & G Simonds Ltd Reading Little Haywood, Main Road Lamb & Flag In the car park is a 'No right of way' sign from 'H & G SIMONDS, LIMITED. BREWERS, READING'. Also Courage signs (qv). BHK photo 2008 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Little Haywood, Main Road Lamb & Flag Courage 'gold cockerel' and 'COURAGE' mounted above the inn sign. Also a Simonds' sign in the car park (qv). SP 2007 .

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Needwood, B5017 New Inn A square box sign featuring red triangles and the 'Toby' image. Such signs were once ubiquitous, but are now very rare. The style also featured as beer tap cowls and ice boxes on the bar counter! There is also a more traditional Bass lantern, a 'Bass Worthington' slate plaque and an opening hours box. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Staffordshire

Alton & Co Ltd Derby Newcastle-under-Lyme (Chesterton), corner of Castle Street & Sutton Street Black Horse Five etched windows 'ALTONS' beneath a variety of descriptions e.g. 'SMOKE ROOM'. ME 2002 .

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Newcastle-under-Lyme (May Bank), Moreton Parade Oxford Arms On each corner above former doorways is a large plastic script sign 'Bass'. Also a slate plaque with 'Traditional CASK ALES ... Bass' and a red triangle. SP photo 2008 Picture

Staffordshire

Bents Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Stone Newcastle-under-Lyme, 36 The Higherland Sneyd Arms Etched window - 'BENTS ALES & WINES' surrounded by 'SNEYD ARMS' and 'VAULTS'. (Also 'BENTS STONE STOUT' reported?) ME 2002; TN 2004; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Newcastle-under-Lyme, 70 George Street Alma On each gable end is a large 'Bass' sign in script lettering. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

Shrewsbury & Wem Brewery Co Ltd Wem Newcastle-under-Lyme, 9 Barracks Road Jolly Potters A large metal plaque next to the front door with 'Wem Ales' and the brewery's trademark - relatively modern. Removed by 2009. SP photo 2007; SP 2009 Picture
GONE

Staffordshire

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Oulton, Kibblestone Road Brushmakers Arms A Bass lantern above the door. A slate plaque on the frontage: 'Traditional CASK ALES ... Bass (in a red triangle) ... Worthington'. Also and opening hours box with 'Bass Worthington'. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Penkridge, Filance Lane Cross Keys Large plastic M&B letter signs on the front and side elevations; that on the side was formerly illuminated. RFl 2003; SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Penkridge, Market Street Horse & Jockey A large plastic M&B letter sign on the frontage has been removed. There is a square plastic box sign with 'Mitchells & Butlers' underneath a red triangle enclosing an orange 'Toby jug' illustration. RFl 2003; SP photo 2007 Picture

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Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Penkridge, Stone Cross White Hart Car park notice: 'Mitchells & Butlers' with a Bass Charrington logo - a silhouette of the Charrington 'Toby jug' in the Bass red triangle. There is also a board sign on the front with the 'deer leaping' trademark. RFl 2003; SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Penkridge, Stone Cross White Hart On one of the front windows, a round pane survives with a beautiful painted 'eagle and hop' trademark. A similar pane on the other window has been replaced with clear glass. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Allied Breweries - the national brewery conglemerate Reapsmoor, Moor Road Butchers Arms A 'Double Diamond' lantern with 'DD' logo. BHK 2013 .

Staffordshire

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Rolleston, Station Road Brookhouse Hotel In the ironwork above the pole sign, the Greenall Whitley logo. BHK photo 2008 Picture

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William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Rugeley, 55 Church Street Prince of Wales On the front elevation, two etched windows with 'BAR' and roundels with 'W.BUTLER & Co LIMd ... WOLVERHAMPTON' surrounding the brewery's 'eagle and hop' trademark. There is similar brewery glass in two doors, indicating 'BAR AND SMOKE ROOM' in the internal entrance door and 'SMOKE ROOM' in the back door to the lounge. Also 'Bass Worthington' signs (qv). SP photo 2007 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Rugeley, 55 Church Street Prince of Wales Board signs with 'Bass Worthington'; one Bass lantern; Bass Worthington opening-hours box. Also William Butler etched windows (qv). SP photo 2007 Picture

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Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Rugeley, Market Street Rugeley Progressive WMC An oval projecting sign, featuring 'Ansells' in script, in the old style green and orange colours. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Rugeley, Sheep Fair Vine Bass lantern above the door. SP 2007 .

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William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Rugeley, Upper Brook Street Crown Hotel Large stone tablet between the first floor windows - 'CROWN HOTEL - BUTLER & Co Ld - FAMOUS ALES WOLVERHAMPTON'. On the frontage are three surviving timber roundels (out of four originally) with Butler's 'eagle and hop' trademark. TN photo 2003; SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Stafford, 1 Doxey Road Castle Tavern A high-level fascia with good old raised lettering: 'CASTLE TAVERN ... ALES AND STOUT'. Between, the lettering has been chipped off, but is still just discenible: 'BUTLER'S'. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Stafford, 11-12 Peel Terrace Kings Arms A small oval plaque next to the door: 'Ansells (in script) ... TRADITIONAL ALE SOLD HERE'. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Stafford, 132 West Way Westway (demolished) A single Ansell 'squirrel' lantern next to the door. Reported demolished in 2016. SP photo 2007; Camra 2016 Picture
GONE

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John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stafford, 16-18 Mill Street Nags Head (former) Fading painted sign on the back wall between the first and second floor windows - white lettering on a green background: 'JOULES STONE ALES'. The pub has been converted to a fish restaurant, but the Joule's sign survives. TN 2003; SP photo 2007; Google 2015 Picture

Staffordshire

Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stafford, 20 Common Road Rifleman (formerly Rifle Volunteer Arms) Lovely leaded front windows, including one with 'PARKER'S ... ALES'. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Stafford, 33 Greengate Street Tavern Within the woodwork on the front elevation, two carved timber roundels featuring Butler's 'eagle and hop' trademark. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stafford, 38 Mill Street Former pub, converted to shop Large fading painted sign on the end wall at first floor level: 'PARKER'S CELEBRATED ALES'. TN 2003; SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Stafford, 64 Foregate Street (corner of County Road) Former pub - possibly Kings Head Converted to a restaurant. The timber frontage features no fewer than 16 roundels featuring Butler's 'eagle and hop' trademark - seven on the front; seven large and two small on the side - all nicely painted in gold. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Stafford, 66 Weston Road Prince of Wales Five surviving etched windows featuring roundels with 'W.BUTLER & Co LIMd ... WOLVERHAMPTON' surrounding the brewery's 'eagle and hop' trademark. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Stafford, 87 Wolverhampton Road Star & Garter A Courage gold cockerel mounted above the pole sign. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stafford, Earl Street Bird in Hand There are two large Joule’s trademark crosses in stone relief each side of the main door. RSc 2008 .

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stafford, Rickerscote Road Rickerscote Arms Retains Bass signage, including two large plastic 'Bass' wall signs in script. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stapenhill, Stapenhill Road Elms Inn Painted sign on the frontage: 'BEST BASS (AT THE) ELMS INN', with a red triangle in the centre. Also a large painted red Bass triangle on the north side wall. CAMRA mag 2007; SP 2009 .

Staffordshire

Charles Hill & Son Burton-upon-Trent Stapenhill, The Dingle Punch Bowl Stone and brick archway leading into the garden at the rear - 'PUNCH BOWL INN ... HILL & SON'S ALES' incised into stone above the gate. TN photo 2004 Picture

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Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem), 5a Hot Lane Dog & Partridge (former) A decorative tiled panel on the gable end: 'CELEBRATED ALES ... PARKERS'. It also had a beautiful tiled mosaic on the first floor front elevation depicting a Dog & Partridge, but this has been removed. The pub became a Scouts HQ by 1983, but by 2012 appeared to be converted to housing. There is also a plaque listing casualties of the First World War on the frontage. ME 2002; Google 2012-2015 .

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Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem), Pitt Street East Parker's Brewery - former brewery offices On the gable, an elaborate painted sign with hop decoration. A roundel with 'PARKER'S BURSLEM BREWERY Ltd' surrounding a shield. Above this, a wheatsheaf; below in scrolls: 'REGISTERED OFFICES'. BHS photo Picture

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Cobridge), Waterloo Road New Queen On the north gable, a large illuminated 'Bass' sign in script lettering. SP 2007 .

Staffordshire

Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Cobridge), Waterloo Road American Bay window with two remaining etched panes - 'PARKER'S - AMERICAN HOTEL'. TN 2004 .

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Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), 38 Hampton Street George & Dragon (former) The pub has been converted to offices. A splendid tiled front gable with lettering: 'CELEBRATED ALES ... PARKERS'. Also a tiled mosaic sign of St George and the Dragon above the former corner door. ME 2002; WRB photo 2007; SP 2009 Picture

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Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), 593 Leek Road Botteslow Arms Etched window: 'PARKERS'. BL 2003; BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), 69 Wellington Road Highland Laddie An old Parker's relief logo in the front gable: 'PARKERS CELEBRATED ALES'. ME 2002; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Staffordshire

Wm Younger & Co Ltd Edinburgh Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), Brunswick Street Stage Door A lantern sign features 'YOUNGER'S ALES'. SP photo 2008 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), Derby Street New Inn On the end wall, a 'Bass' script sign. Two Bass lanterns. WRB photo 2007 Picture

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Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), Marsh Street South Jovial Foresters Wonderful black & white frontage with the pub name and brewery name in bold relief on the front elevation. The brewery sign, above the first-floor windows, reads: 'IND COOPE'S BURTON ALES'. The pub reopened in 2005 after closure since 1939! SP 2002; CAMRA mag 2007; WRB photo 2007 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), Old Town Road Golden Cup 'BASS ONLY' in huge relief letters on excellent green exterior tilework; the pub name in a stone panel above. Between the lettering on the fascia and in two places beneath the windows are red triangles (that on the fascia is missing). There is also a glazed 'Bass ON DRAUGHT' plaque with red triangle at the rear entrance to the yard, and another similar one in the yard (no public access). Also a modern etched front window advertising Bass. Was listed at Grade 2 in 2008; the listing cites CAMRA’s information that the ‘Bass Only’ tiling is unique. ME 2002; GB 2008; SP photo 2008 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley), Percy Street Market Tavern All the windows, which appear to be modern, feature the Bass 'red triangle'. WRB 2007 .

Staffordshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill), 9 Hartshill Road Olde Bull & Bush (previously Gray's Corner) Fascia: 'IND COOPE'S BURTON ALES ... IND COOPE'S ALES'. For several years, this was a Thwaites' pub 'Gray's Corner' with modern fascia boards obscuring the original signs. Closed in 2015, the modern signs had been removed to reveal just 'IND COOPE'S ALES' on the front fascia. The pub has since reopened with a new name, and the original front fascia survives. ME 2003; SP 2008; Google 2015 .

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John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stoke-on-Trent (Longton), 240 Normacot Road Tam O'Shanter A stone cross - the brewery's trademark - on the exterior wall. Also a fine old decorative etched window with 'VAULTS ... STONE ALES'. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Staffordshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stoke-on-Trent (Longton), Uttoxeter Road Union Hotel A large stone panel with carved lettering 'UNION HOTEL' around a raised cross, trademark of the brewery. BHK photo 2009 Picture

Staffordshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stoke-on-Trent (Meir), Weston Road Kings Arms Has a stone panel on a gable with large decorative "J J & S" logo. Dated 1935 on another gable panel. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Shelton), 74 Sun Street Shoulder of Mutton On the Sun Street elevation, three surviving etched windows with 'WORTHINGTON'S' lettering - stylistically these appear to be from the 1930s. There are also later Bass signs, including two lanterns, and a large white plastic 'Bass' sign in script on the Mount Pleasant elevation. SP photo 2009 Picture

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Trent Vale), London Road Bird in Hand A large oval Bass sign at first-floor level - modern. Pub demolished for redevelopment by 2014. SP photo 2007; SP 2014 Picture
GONE

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Charles Bunting Ltd Uttoxeter Stoke-on-Trent (Trent Vale), London Road Black Lion A large stone plaque on the frontage, featuring a trademark 'Hand and Laurel Wreath'. There is also a timber beam on a front gable with carving 'B Co Ltd' and 'AD 1899'. Brewery needs confirmation please. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall), 53 High Street Globe One window has a modern sign with 'Bass' and a red triangle. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall), 77 High Street Tavern (ex Albion) An oval metal plaque with 'Ansells ALES' - orange lettering on green - and a squirrel illustration. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall), Paradise Street Paradise Three etched window panels (inside the main windows): 'STONE ALES'. SP 2002; BHK photo 2006; SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

Parker's Burslem Brewery Co Ltd Stoke on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall), Roundwell Street Victoria Hotel A Parker's sign on the front gable. ME 2002 .

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stone, 25 High Street Red Lion Two Bass lanterns on the frontage, incoporating the red triangle trade mark. In 2016, the lanterns were still there, but the Bass glass had been painted over. TB photo 2006; SP 2016 Picture
GONE

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stone, 38 High Street Crown Hotel Now a free house, formerly owned by Bass. The board sign on the frontage features a Bass logo; relatively modern. SP photo 2007 Picture

Staffordshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stone, 50-52 High Street Joule's Brewery (former) - now Co-op supermarket On the former brewery entrance, a stone arch with strap across the top 'STONE BREWERY' in raised lettering. Above the door at the side is a stone panel with 'OFFICES' and a pediment incorporating the Joule's trademark cross in stone. TN 2003; TB 2006; SP photo 2007; KSm photo 2013 Picture

Staffordshire

Bents Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Stone Stone, Christchurch Way Falcon Hotel (former) A large stone tablet above the first floor windows - 'FALCON (falcon image) HOTEL ... WINELAND ... BENTS ALES AND STONE STOUT'. Now a restaurant. TN photo 2003; TB photo 2006 Picture

Staffordshire

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stone, Crown Street Crown & Anchor Ornate hanging sign in a 'crown and anchor' design. The ironwork above incorporates the Joules 'cross' logo. Unfortunately, the decorative iron bracket with the Joules cross has been removed; the 'crown and anchor' pub sign is now attached flat against the wall. TB photo 2006; SP 2016 Picture
GONE

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Stone, Eccleshall Road Lamb A large 'Bass' sign in script on the front gable. According to Google, the Bass sign had been removed by 2011. SP photo 2007; Google 2011 Picture
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John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stone, High Street Joule's off licence (former) The clock from Joules Brewery is now free-standing in the middle of High Street. The shop where it used to hang was once the brewery's retail outlet, the brewery being next door. In the shape of a barrel with a red cross on each face. A plaque on the shop wall records that the clock originally hung outside the brewery and was donated to the town by Bass Worthington. The plaque reads: 'THE ABOVE CLOCK WHICH FORMERLY HUNG OVER THE ENTRANCE TO JOULES BREWERY, STONE, WAS PRESENTED TO THE TOWN BY BASS WORTHINGTON AND RESTORED BY STONE TOWN COUNCIL AS A PERMANENT REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BREWING INDUSTRY IN STONE FROM THE 12TH CENTURY UNTIL 31ST OCTOBER 1972 WHEN THE LAST BREWERY (JOULES) CLOSED. THE CLOCK NOW HANGS ABOVE THE OLD RETAIL SHOP OF THE BREWERY FORMERLY CALLED JOULES OF STONE'. TB photo 2006; SP photo 2007 Picture

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John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stone, High Street - outside the former Joule's Brewery Joule's Clock Joule's clock is now mounted on a free-standing post with a circular seat around the base, in the middle of High Street in front of the former brewery. A banner beneath the clock reads : 'LET THE STONE BE FIRM'. SP photo 2016 Picture

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John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Stone, Newcastle Street Joule's Brewery - the former Ale Stores The central gable of the Ale Stores features a painted lintel with red lettering on a green background: 'STONE ALE STORES. - 1881 - JOHN JOULE & SONS.'. The design incorporates three instances of the 'red cross' trademark, small letters with 'TRADE MARK' and two Staffordshire Knotts. Each of the five gables feature a red cross in brick; above this is a finial incorporating a red cross. The canalside elevation has five gables with similar features; this elevation also has a large painted sign - white lettering on green - 'Joule's STONE ALES' and two painted red crosses. There are iron gates to the yard with 'Joules' and two red crosses; facing the yard, a gable incorporates decorative brickwork in the shape of a cross. Another building has eight ventilation ducts on the roof with 'red cross' finials. TN 2003; TB photo 2006; SP photo 2007; KSm photo 2013 Picture

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Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Tamworth, Corporation Street Tavern in the Town Two M&B lanterns with the 'Deer leaping' trademark; 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' on the hanging sign. WRB 2008 .

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Frederick Smith Ltd Birmingham Tamworth, Lower Gungate Globe Three fine etched windows on the frontage, each with ‘FS LD’ in a roundel. Also a 'Bass' lantern. TN photo 2003; WRB photo 2008; PLo 2017 Picture

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Tutbury, Ludgate Street Vine Has the brewery's 'red diamond' motif in the attractive 1920s front leaded windows, which also have room names in green lettering. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Uttoxeter, High Street Wellington The remains of an Ind Coope hanging sign with the 'hand' and '1856'. Pub closed 2009. SP 2009 .

Staffordshire

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Uttoxeter, Market Place Vaults This famous Bass house has modern etched windows with a triangle motif and 'Bass' script lettering. SP 2009 .

Staffordshire

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Uttoxeter, Market Place Olde Talbot An Ind Coope hanging sign with 'IND COOPE', a 'hand' and '1856'. SP 2009 .

Staffordshire

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Uttoxeter, Market Street Black Swan Retains Bass-Worthington signage. A large plastic red letter sign on the front with 'Bass' in script. A slate plaque on the front wall with 'Traditional Cask ALES', 'Worthington' and a missing red triangle. A large Bass lantern over the side entrance. Two Bass Worthington opening hours panels. SP 2009; WRB 2011 .

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