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West Midlands: Birmingham - Defunct Brewery Livery

28 May 2017

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West Midlands: Birmingham

Wm Younger & Co Ltd Edinburgh Adderley Park, Bordesley Green Road Station Hotel (now closed) An unusual round projecting sign on the front wall with 'William Younger' in script, and an illustration of 'Father William'. BPu photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Aston, 144 High Street Bartons Arms Extraordinary restored late-Victorian pub. Many of the leaded windows have small painted shields with 'MB' monogram. A large window on the grand staircase contains a diamond with the 'MB' monogram and 'ERECTED 1901'. A CAMRA National Inventory pub. BL 2003; SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Aston, 474 Witton Road Witton Arms A grotesque panel features a monogram 'AAA'. It is thought that this was an early trademark for 'Ansell's Aston Ales'. BHK photo 2013 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Aston, Corner of Lichfield Road and Rocky Lane O'Reilly's - formerly the Golden Cross Over the Rocky Lane entrance, a splendid terracotta roundel with a squirrel at the centre encircled by 'THE HOLT BREWERY COMPy'. BL 2003; SP photo 2006; SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Aston, Corner of Lichfield Road and Rocky Lane O'Reilly's - formerly the Golden Cross High on the Rocky Lane elevation is yellow lettering in script style with neon illumination: 'Ansells Ales'. SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Aston, Lichfield Road Swan & Mitre (formerly Swanpool) In the rear lounge, alongside the yard, two good etched windows survive with the Holt 'squirrel' in a roundel and 'TRADE MARK' - facing inwards. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Aston, Witton Road Holte Hotel A large carved stone panel with 'HOLTE ... 1897 ... HOTEL'. Sitting above a central shield is the Holt Brewery's 'squirrel' trade mark. BHK photo 2013 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Balsall Heath, 527 Moseley Road New Inn Etched windows on the ground floor with 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS LIMITED' in a roundel. In the centre of one is a crown illustration with 'TRADE MARK' and 'ESTd 1781'. The other has a 'deer leaping' illustration with lettering "DEERS LEAP" and 'REGd TRADE MARK'. Also a 'NO PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY' sign with 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. SP 2003; WRB photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, 1 Price Street Bull Two attractive etched windows with 'Ansells Ales' in gold script. BL 2003; WRB photo 2009; SP photo 2017 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, 22 Great Hampton Street Church Ansells signage, including three lanterns with the final Ansells style livery. The pub sign features moulded 'squirrel' illustrations in the ironwork. All Ansells signs removed by 2012. SP 2007; Google 2012 .
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Henry Mitchell & Co Ltd Smethwick Birmingham, 31 Summer Row Shakespeare Within the glass screen above the porch is etched glass containing 'H M & Co' - best viewed from inside. SP photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Banbury Street Eagle & Tun Some original leaded windows survive with 'Ansells' in script. SP 2006; WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Birmingham, Bath Street Gunmakers Arms A Victorian corner pub with M&B livery, including large 'M&B' letter signs affixed to the walls. Formerly an Atkinson's pub. The M&B signs had been removed by 2017. The pub has been taken over by the adjacent Two Towers brewery. WRB photo 2009; SP 2017 Picture
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Birmingham, Broad Street O'Neills (formerly Granville Inn) Built as the GRANVILLE INN by M&B; architect Arthur Edwards. Good faience frontage; the four identical round gables feature 'M&B' in a roundel, and the date 1923. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Butler's Crown Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Broad Street Crown Hotel (former) - currently Reflex Formerly the home and tap of William Butler's Crown Brewery from 1876 until his merger with Henry Mitchell in 1898. The pub existed first (1781), and the brewery was named after it, taking the 'crown' as its trademark. The fine exterior has a clock tower with cupola and a prominent 'crown' on top. Also roundels with crowns high on the west elevation, and above an unused front door. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Birmingham, Charlotte Street Queens Arms Edwardian corner pub with an exceptional ornate tiled sign in art nouveau style on the curved corner splay with lettering: 'MITCHELLS AND BUTLERS GOLD MEDAL ALES' plus a scroll with two medals: 'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1889' and 'MITCHELL & CO'. There is a similar style tiled sign above with the pub name and a crown symbol (an early trademark). Also two oriel windows at first floor level with flamboyant etched glazing including 'M&B Ld' monograms topped by crowns. A 2006 refurbishment included new etched ground floor windows incorporating crown images. GB 2003; SP photo 2006; BHK photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Holt Street Gosta Green Formerly the brewery offices. A Holt squirrel in terracotta. On the side elevation partly obscured by a modern pub sign, was (2003) a faded painted sign: 'HOLT BREWERY CO LTD ... BREWERS OF (obscured) MALT ALES & STOUTS'. The street is named after the brewery. BL 2003; SP 2003; WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Davenport's Brewery Ltd - formerly John Davenport & Son Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Horsefair White Lion (former) A James and Lister Lea pub of 1896, built for Davenports. One of the gables incorporates a panel with 'JD&S' (John Davenport & Sons). The other gable has the building's date. Now used as a restaurant and night club. SP 2003; WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Firkin brewpubs - various locations Birmingham, Kingston Row Flapper & Firkin It's thought this was a later, non-brewing Firkin, probably receiving its beers from Wolverhampton. It has large letter signs in typical style from the Allied period, including 'FIRKIN BREWERY' at roof level. WRB photo 2006; SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Birmingham, Livery Street Old Contemptibles A large red 'M&B' letter sign with the pub name (cursive) on the curved corner. Two hanging signs topped with 'deer leaping' symbols. Relatively modern M&B fascia board signs with deers leaping. A refurbishment in 2009 resulted in the removal of all M&B signs except the modern fascias (the pub is owned by pubco Mitchells & Butlers). SP photo 2006; SP 2009. Picture
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Birmingham, Lower Temple Street Shakespeare Floor of the entrance lobby - mosaic tiling with 'M&B'. SP photo 2005 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Birmingham, Staniforth Street King Edward Fascia - relief lettering - 'WINES AND SPIRITS MITCHELLS & BUTLERS GOLD MEDAL ALES AND STOUTS WINES AND SPIRITS'. The arch on the corner door has two fine 'M&B' monograms within scroll work. Built in 1905 to a design by Wood & Kendrick. BL 2003; SP photo 2005 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holder's Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Summer Hill Terrace Summer Hill Stores (former) Former corner pub - six pilasters around the frontage - at the top of each a decorative shield with monogram 'H LD'. The property is no longer a pub. WRB photo 2006; SP photo 2012 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Tower Street / Summer Lane Barrel 2003: etched window - Ansell squirrel. 2006-2007: no sign of an Ansell squirrel on the exterior windows. The windows are replaced by modern ones, incorporating relatively modern leaded panels inside; there are leaded representations of a squirrel in some of the panes, but these are not corporate Ansell's or Holt's versions. BL 2003; WRB 2006; SP 2007 .
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Holder's Brewery Ltd Birmingham Birmingham, Upper Gough Street Craven Arms Alterations were carried out by Holder's Brewery in 1906 to the designs of Arthur Edwards, when a magnificent tiled facade in shades of blue and gold was added. Above the fascia are two large tiled panels in blue and gold: 'CRAVEN ARMS ... HOLDER'S ALES & STOUT'; the one above the door also features the brewery 'H Ld' monogram. TN's photos in 1974 show that at the time the fascia had modern boards installed. Since then the wonderful gold tiled fascia has been revealed with more Holder's lettering and another monogram. Some old etched windows survive. TN photo 2004; SP photo 2013 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Birmingham, Well Street Woodman (former) M&B lanterns above two doors featuring 'deers leaping' images; M&B logos on the fascias; a modern board sign with 'Mitchells & Butlers' and another deer illustration. The pub was converted to commercial use by 2014, and all M&B signs had been removed. BHK 2013; Google 2014 .
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Bordesley, 104 Warwick Street Spotted Dog A metal oval plaque, orange lettering 'Ansells ALES' on green, with a squirrel illustration. Also an 'Ansells' lantern sign with a squirrel. The Ansells lettering is in script style. SP 2006; WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Peter Walker (closed 1883) Wrexham Bordesley, High Street Rainbow Above the corner entrance is a stone panel with the logo of a goat. Trademark - Goat and mountain with Welsh motto - registered no 3908 - 16.03.1876. RS 2003; SP photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Digbeth, 210 Moseley Street Market Tavern Hanging sign with the Ansell's squirrel in the ironwork. A CAMRA National Inventory pub. WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Digbeth, 276 Bradford Street White Swan By architects James & Lister Lea for Ansells, 1899-1900; a CAMRA National Inventory pub. Three gables, each with a terracotta shield 'AAA'. It is thought that this was an early trademark for 'Ansell's Aston Ales'. SP 2005; WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Digbeth, 308 Bradford Street Anchor Two metal oval plaques, orange lettering 'Ansells ALES' on green, with a squirrel illustration. A more modern plaque with 'Ansells TRADITIONAL ALES SOLD HERE'. Three lantern signs over the doors with 'Ansells' and a squirrel. By architects James & Lister Lea for Ansells in 1902; a CAMRA National Inventory pub. SP 2006; WRB photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Digbeth, Digbeth Big Bulls Head Four M&B lanterns with 'deers leaping'. Applied M&B letters to the fascia. Modern painted board signs with 'deers leaping'. WRB 2006 .

West Midlands: Birmingham

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Digbeth, St Martins Lane Bull Ring Tavern A single red square box sign between the second and third floor windows, featuring the Courage gold cockerel. SP 2007 .

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Erdington, High Street Cross Keys Built 1911 by Wood & Kendrick. Three bay windows, two at the front and one at the back; the top panes are leaded, each with a central 'crossed keys' illustration, and two panels with decorative insignia - M&B'. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Erdington, Marsh Hill Stockland (former) A fine 1924 pub by Bateman & Bateman for M&B. Five stone pillars around the car park have 'M&B' lettering carved into the sandstone on each side - 20 instances in all. However, most are badly weather-eroded. The pub was converted to a Chinese buffet restaurant in 2006, but the pillars survive. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Butler's Crown Brewery Ltd Birmingham Erdington, Marsh Lane Royal Oak Internal: the door to the 'SMOKING ROOM' has etched glass. This has a roundel with a crown (trade mark) illustration in the centre, around which is 'BUTLER'S CROWN BREWERY ALES'. This window probably predates the creation of M&B in 1898. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Erdington, Station Road Red Lion In a stone pediment above the corner door, an 'M&B' monogram, very eroded. On the first floor, at least two etched windows have a 'crown' illustration and 'TRADE MARK'. In the rear lounge, alongside the yard, is a similar window, facing inwards. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holder's Brewery Ltd Birmingham Erdington, Summer Road New Inns Beautiful etched windows. Two on the front have 'H LD' monogram in a roundel, and 'WINES & SPIRITS'. Later ownership is indicated by M&B 'deers leap' panels on the hanging sign and the gable end. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Erdington, Tyburn Road Norton (demolished) A 1927 pub by James & Lister Lea. Above each of the two doors, a stone panel logo with 'M&B'. RWo reports in 2007 that the pub has been demolished. SP 2003; RWo 2007 .
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Hall Green, 976 Stratford Road College Arms A large 1930s pub. On each corner is a chunky plastic letter sign 'M&B' (possibly with internal illumination). Also two M&B lanterns featuring the 'deer leaping' trade mark. BHK 2010 .

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Hall Green, York Road York Two stone plaques on the exterior with raised lettering. (1) 'THE YORK' ... (shield) ... 'M B'. (2) 'M & B'. The M&B lettering is in the brewery's house style. BPu photo 2010; BHK 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Handsworth, 72a Soho Road Gateway To India The pole sign incorporates a plain red box with the Courage cockerel. Mounted above is another gold cockerel. BHK photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Handsworth, Holyhead Road, corner of Sandwell Road New Inns (former) A 19c pub which was much altered and extended by M&B, becoming one of their flagship pubs. Three carved roundels on the exterior gables: '1885', '1901' and 'M&B'. On the frontage the heads of two pilasters incorporate an 'M&B' monogram, edged by leaves and topped with a crown - an M&B trademark. Converted to flats during the 1990s. SP 2004; BHK photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Handsworth, Rookery Road Farcroft A massive interwar suburban pub by Holt's Brewery. An original leaded window survives on the front bay: a roundel with lettering 'THE HOLT BREWERY COMPy Ltd ... TRADE MARK' surrounding a squirrel illustration. Also more modern Ansells signs, including lanterns. SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Handsworth, Soho Road Red Lion Masterpiece and CAMRA National Inventory pub built 1901 by James & Lister Lea for Holt Brewery, Birmingham. On the east wall, a faded painted sign: 'RED LION HOTEL' 'HOLT BREWERY ALES'. Inside the main room, a magnificent bar-back incorporated fabulous original etched and gilded mirrors with 'HOLT BREWERY'S ALES', a painted squirrel,and 'TRADE MARK'. SP 2004; SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Handsworth, Soho Road Barrel At first floor level is a chunky plastic letter sign 'M&B' (possibly with internal illumination). Also two M&B lanterns featuring the 'deer leaping' trade mark. SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Harborne, High Street Junction By Wood & Kendrick, 1903. No less than sixteen etched first-floor windows with 'M&B Ltd'. SP 2005; SP photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Harborne, High Street Green Man Carved into the end of the original timber pub sign, a shield with monogram 'M&B'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Hay Mills, Coventry Road - Redhill Road Redhill Tavern A Tudor-style pub, designed by Harrison & Cox for M&B; opened September 1926. 'M&B' in raised lettering in a stone panel over the Redhill Road entrance. RWo 2007; BHK photo 2009 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Highgate, 291 Gooch Street Ale Stake (former) Now Big John's fast-food premises. Adjacent to the car park is quite a large 'Patrons only - No liability' sign featuring the Bass triangle with a Toby in the centre, and 'Mitchells & Butlers' lettering. SP photo 2013 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Highgate, Macdonald Street Town Crier Built by Ansells in about 1960. An 'Ansells' doormat survives in the porch. SP photo 2013 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Atkinson's Brewery Ltd Birmingham Hockley, 27 Constitution Hill Hen & Chickens Internal. This Victorian pub has some fine original features. The bar-back is probably 1930s, and features a small corner cupboard with the brewery's logo of three "A's" in a circle in leaded glass. SP photo 2017 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Jewellery Quarter, Albion Street George & Dragon (former) A pub which has been closed and derelict for many years, under restoration in 2012. Over an end door, a damaged example of the M&B 'cube' lantern which was once on almost all of the brewery's pubs. The pub reopened as a free house named 'Pig & Tail' in 2016, with all brewery features removed. SP photo 2012; SP 2017 Picture
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Kings Heath, High Street Hare & Hounds By Samuel Owen for Holt's Brewery, 1906-1907. No brewery identification outside. Inside, the very good (but altered) interior features Holt Brewery text in the etched mirrors on the bar-back, and a Holt 'squirrel' on a metal clock. The clock is by Marsh & Co, Birmingham, and features Queen Victoria's crest and 'Rebuilt 1907'. SP 2003; SP photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Kings Norton, 1814 Pershore Road Grant Arms On the front and side elevations, two stone panels - slightly different designs - with incised lettering 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' within an oval. SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Ladywood, 289 Icknield Port Road Belle Vue (closed) An Ansells sign in script on the south side wall, and an Ansells lantern over each of the two doors. The pub closed in about 2008. TB 2011 .

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Moseley, 1 St Marys Row Fighting Cocks Above the corner door is an original wall-mounted inn sign with the pub name, two cocks and a shield. Over the shield is a small Holt's squirrel. A wonderful building by Newton & Cheatle for Holt Brewery, 1898-1899. BPu photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Moseley, Tindal Street Old Moseley Arms Modern Ansells' signage: 'Ansells' painted on the fascia; 'ANSELLS' and a squirrel above the hanging sign. BHK 2009 .

West Midlands: Birmingham

Davenport's Brewery Ltd - formerly John Davenport & Son Brewery Ltd Birmingham Northfield, Bristol Road Black Horse A 'Brewers Tudor' masterpiece, this pub was built for Davenport's Brewery in 1929, and has been well restored by Wetherspoons. No apparent brewery features externally, but above the fireplace in the first-floor function room is a bust of 'BARON JOHN DAVENPORT ... BORN 1869, DIED 1939'. SP photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Selly Oak, 676 Bristol Road Bristol Pear (originally Station Inn) A pediment enclosing a stone shield with 'MB' monogram. BHK photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Selly Oak, Bristol Road Goose at the OVT The formerly hidden faience tiled fascia has been revealed by restoration. It has two examples of raised lettering 'Holt Brewery Co Ltd'; and in the centre the pub's original name 'BOURNBROOK HOTEL'. Over a door on the right-hand side is a stone or plaster panel with quite a large example of Holt's squirrel in a central oval. SP photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Selly Park, 1065 Pershore Road Dogpool Hotel A fine faience exterior by Holts. At the apex end of the building, a stone roundel at ground floor level features an 'HBC' monogram in relief, and another at high level features a squirrel - the brewery's trademark - in relief. SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holder's Brewery Ltd Birmingham Selly Park, 592 Pershore Road Selly Park Tavern Built in 1901. A stone shield on the front gable, with monogram: 'H Ld'. On the rear staircase, a similar monogram is set within the leaded glass of the window. SP 2003; BPu photo 2010; SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Selly Park, Dads Lane Highbury Built by M&B in about 1929. It has an unusually shaped plaque above the corner door: 'THE HIGHBURY ... M&B'. Inside, 'M&B' is carved into the pediment of the timber bar-back. SP photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Sparkbrook, 170 Anderton Road Marlborough 1900 by James & Lister Lea; a CAMRA National Inventory pub. Original first-floor windows, six of which have 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS LIMITED' in a roundel around a central 'Crown' illustration, 'ESTD 1781' and 'TRADE MARK'. Also two similar windows at second-floor at the back. SP 2005; SP photo 2011 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Sparkhill, 512 Stratford Road Antelope (former) By Holland W Hollis, one of M&B's flagship pubs when opened in April 1924. On the front parapet, large lettering in stone relief -'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. The pub has been converted into an Indian buffet restaurant, but the original signs survive. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham Road Cup Within the decorative ironwork above the pub sign is a monogram 'M&B'. BHK photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Tyburn, Chester Road Tyburn House A large pub designed in 'Cotswold' style by architects Batemans for Ansells in 1930. Above a door, 'Ansells' in script, carved in the stone with vine leaves. On each of five very attractive downpipe heads, 'A' and the date 1930. with a border of hop decoration. BPu photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Washwood Heath, Alum Rock Road Brookhill Ex M&B, Cape Hill. By G B Cox of Harrison & Cox for M&B,opened January 1928. A goldmine for M&B defunctabilia! Modern etched glass in front windows and two doors with 'M&B' and deer leaping trademark. Five rainwater heads with 'M&B' vertically. Post sign on frontage - probably original - with lovely two-sided sign, possibly enamel: 1930s pictorial scene and lettering: 'THE BROOKHILL' and 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS'. The front bars have fine ceilings with moulded beams: the central bar beams have numerous examples of 'M&B', deers leaping, and drinkers with foaming tankards! Are there any other examples of defunct brewery images on interior beams? SP 2004; BHK photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Winson Green, 84 Dudley Road Old Windmill The fascia sign features two ovals with 'M&B' and the 'deer leaping' image. There are also two M&B lanterns with the 'deer leaping' image. BHK photo 2010 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Winson Green, Talbot Street Talbot (demolished) This Victorian pub had a fading painted 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' sign on the frontage. Demolished by 2011. SP 2006; Google photo 2009; SP 2011 Picture
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West Midlands: Birmingham

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Wylde Green, Sutton Road Yenton In the tympanum above the front door, a stone panel with insignia - 'M&B'. SP 2003; BHK photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Birmingham

Holt Brewery Co Ltd Birmingham Yardley Wood, Highfield Road Sherwood (renamed) 1930s pub with a Holt squirrel in a stone panel on the corner splay. Near Yardley Wood station. SP photo 2005 Picture

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