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West Midlands: Dudley - Defunct Brewery Livery

22 November 2016

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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West Midlands: Dudley

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Audnam, Oak Park Road Oakfield Tavern (demolished) On the front wall, a metal car park 'no liability' sign: 'ANSELLS BREWERY CO. LTD.'. The pub was demolished and replaced by flats by 2012. SP photo 2009; Google 2012 Picture
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West Midlands: Dudley

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Cradley, 78-80 Windmill Hill Little Chop House A modern 'Ushers of Trowbridge' plaque adjacent to the rear entrance. Ushers took over this pub as part of the original 'Mad O Rourke' chain. SP 2006 .

West Midlands: Dudley

Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd Dudley Dudley - Woodside, 169 Stourbridge Road Old Coach & Horses A 1960s pub, which had an original 'HANSONS' letter sign on the frontage. The sign had been removed by 2016. SP 2008; Google 2016 .
GONE

West Midlands: Dudley

Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd Dudley Dudley, 25 New Street Court House Interwar corner pub with a stone panel 'HANSONS' over the entrance. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd Dudley Dudley, Birmingham New Road A4123 Former railway bridge Painted lettering on a disused railway bridge across the A4123 at Dudley/Tipton: 'A Strong Link with the Past ... HANSONS MILD ALE'. (On both elevations.) BI photo 2009 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

Bert & Don Millard Dudley Dudley, Steppingstone Street Gipsies Tent (former) The former 'tap' to Bert and Don Millard's Little Model Brewery, which stood behind, and which was demolished in 2004. The former pub still retains an old fascia - 'Established 1867 - Gipsies Tent Inn - Millard's Free House'. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

Holt Plant & Deakin (Allied subsidiary) Wolverhampton and Langley Halesowen - Hasbury, Hagley Road Rose & Crown Three Holt's lanterns; also a Holt roundel above the hanging sign. All feature the brewery's 'key' logo. SP 2013 .

West Midlands: Dudley

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Halesowen, 21 Stourbridge Road Waggon & Horses Internal windows. The bar entrance door has decorative etched glass with 'M&B LD'. Rear-right of the bar (probably repositioned) is a leaded window with 'M&B LD' in a shield. The pub used to have M&B etched windows on the exterior, but all have these have been replaced following breakage. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Kingswinford, 182 Cot Lane Park Tavern Metal car park 'no liability' sign: 'ANSELLS BREWERY CO LTD'. SP 2007 .

West Midlands: Dudley

QUERY Netherton, Halesowen Road Former pub, now a hairdressers shop Black painted lettering on bricks above the door - 'PARGETERíS MILD & STRONG ALES - DUBLIN & OTHER STOUTS'. Pargeterís is not listed in 'Century': further information please? TN 2004 .

West Midlands: Dudley

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Oldswinford, 22 Brook Road Seven Stars Built in 1907 for M&B. Numerous fine windows: (1) At least 12 etched ones - in most front bay windows, most internal doors, and rear room; these have a central roundel with a crown in the middle and 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS LIMITED' around; some have 'ESTd 1781' and 'TRADE MARK'; variously have a scroll each side with 'ALES & STOUT', 'SMOKING ROOM', 'OUTDOOR DEPARTMENT'; on the toilet door 'WINES & SPIRITS' and 'LAVATORY'; the smoke room ones face inwards. (2) At least 18 stained and leaded panels in vibrant colours, a roundel of similar design to the etched ones with the brewery name, central part in red and blue, surrounded by leaves and flowers in green and yellow; these occur on the top level of the outer windows, at the top of the bar-back, and in the upper panels of internal doors. SP 2006; PLo photo 2016 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd Dudley Pensnett, 240 High Street Poets Corner (formerly the Lion) (demolished) Car park sign includes 'JULIA HANSON AND SONS LIMITED'. The pub was demolished and redeveloped as a convenience store by 2013. SP 2005; Google 2016 .
GONE

West Midlands: Dudley

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Stourbridge, 2 Lion Street Red Lion Right of way sign with 'W BUTLER & CO LIMITED' and 'SPRINGFIELD BREWERY WOLVERHAMPTON'. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

John & Horace G Pearson Wollaston Wollaston, 154 Bridgnorth Road Plough In a semi-circular window over a door: 'PEARSONS ENTIRE' and a 'plough' illustration. In the two bay windows at the side: 'PEARSONS' in one window and 'ENTIRE' in the second. In the front door within the porch, an etched window with 'WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANT'. Also three M&B 'deer-leap' lanterns, and a car park sign with the Bass triangle and a 'Toby' illustration on the exterior. AH 2005; SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Dudley

Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd Dudley Wordsley, 32 Dock Road Dock Off Licence and General Store Adjacent to Lock no.10 on the Stourbridge Canal. Two painted board signs: 'HANSON'S ... DOCK OFF LICENCE ... GENERAL STORES'. SP 2012 .

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