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West Midlands: Walsall - Defunct Brewery Livery

25 November 2012

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West Midlands: Walsall

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Bloxwich, 104 Bell Lane Sir Robert Peel A pair of 'no right of way' signs fixed to the front wall. The earliest is from W.BUTLER & Co, SPRINGFIELD BREWERY WOLVERHAMPTON, who built the pub. Above this is a much later one by subsequent owner BASS PLC. SP photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Bloxwich, Elmore Green Road Thatched House Tavern Various M&B signs including: (1) on an end wall, an oval plaque in red with M&B lettering in house style in gold; (2) on the opposite end wall, an applied 'deer leaping' logo; (3) three M&B lanterns; (4) an M&B 'opening hours' box. WRB photo 2006; SP 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Bloxwich, Elmore Green Road Thatched House Tavern A 'no right of way' sign fixed to the wall from W.BUTLER & Co, SPRINGFIELD BREWERY WOLVERHAMPTON. SP photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

William Roberts Brewery Ltd Brownhills Brownhills, Church Road Shoulder of Mutton Two bay windows with etched centre panes - 'ROBERT'S NOTED ALES' around a steam railway engine illustration and 'TRADE MARK'. TN photo 2005 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd Smethwick Darlaston, Walsall Road Fallings Heath Tavern An iron 'no right of way' sign on the front wall with 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS LTD' - corroded. SP 2006 .

West Midlands: Walsall

North Worcestershire Breweries Ltd Stourbridge Walsall, 239 Stafford Street Prince (formerly Prince Blucher) On the front gable a stone panel with monogram 'NWB'. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Walsall, 504 Pleck Road Bradford Arms A metal oval plaque, orange lettering 'Ansells ALES' on green, with a squirrel illustration. SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

William Butler & Co Ltd Wolverhampton Walsall, 84 Bloxwich Road Horse & Jockey Iron 'no right of way' sign: 'SPRINGFIELD BREWERY WOLVERHAMPTON'. BHK photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Homebrew Walsall, 9 Upper Green Lane White Horse Double bay-windowed frontage with old etched windows: 'WHITE HORSE ... HOME BREWED ALES'. 'Century' records this as a homebrew house in 1921. SP 2007 .

West Midlands: Walsall

Walsall Breweries Proprietary Ltd (1924-1939) Walsall Walsall, Birchills Street Golden Lion (former) An interwar pub which was converted to a night club. A cast iron "No right of way" sign survives with lettering: 'WALSALL BREWERIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED'. The company was a merger of John Lord, Malt Shovel and Highgate breweries. BHK photo 2009 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

R A Harper Ltd Bilston Walsall, Goodall Street Stores PH (former) Converted to retail. Large fading painted sign on the frontage - black lettering on white - 'HARPER'S BILSTON NOTED ALES & STOUT.' TS 2003; SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

John Lord Walsall Walsall, Raleigh Street Derby Arms Stone tympanum above top-floor window - roundel surrounded by scrollwork with a monogram - 'JLB'. The pub was closed and boarded 2006. TS 2003; SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Highgate Brewery Co Ltd (pre-M&B) Walsall Walsall, Wednesbury Road Brown Lion (former) Although the brewery is still in operation, this is a rare example of livery by the pre-M&B Highgate Brewery Company. Fine exterior: faience ground floor with green and dark blue glazed tiles; cream fascia with red art deco lettering: 'HBCo. - BROWN LION. - (a lion rampant illustration) - BROWN LION. - ALES & STOUT'. Note there is also a tile in the arch recording the manufacturers - Burmantofts. The pub appears to be converted to residential use. TS 2003; SP photo 2006 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Atkinson's Brewery Ltd Birmingham Walsall, West Bromwich Street Crown & Anchor On the frontage, two iron lamp brackets with the brewery's 'AAA' circular motif. Over the front door is a leaded window with a similar motif, plus 'crown' and 'anchor' illustrations. SP photo 2007 Picture

West Midlands: Walsall

Frank Myatt Ltd Wolverhampton Willenhall, Lower Lichfield Street Star (former) Large painted sign on side wall - black on white - 'FRANK MYATT'S - ALES & STOUT - WINES & SPIRITS' (deteriorating but discernable). TS 2003 .

West Midlands: Walsall

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd, Cape Hill, Smethwick; and Springfield, Wolverhampton Willenhall, Lucknow Road Jolly Collier A slate plaque on the frontage: 'Traditional CASK ALES' ... 'MITCHELLS & BUTLERS' with a deer leaping illustration in the centre. BHK 2012 .

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