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Wales - Glamorgan: Defunct Brewery Livery

15 February 2015

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Glamorgan: Bridgend

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Bridgend, 7 Adare Street Victoria Hanging sign with 'USHERS'. Also Usher's plaques. WRB 2006 .

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Hunt Edmunds & Co Ltd Banbury Bridgend, Wyndham Street Dunraven Arms Hotel Two Hunt Edmunds plaques - silver on black - one each side of the main door. WRB photo 2006 Picture

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Cefn Cribwr, Cefn Road Cefn Cribbwr Royal British Legion Two projecting box signs: (1) An older one with the brewery's trademark Dagger in a white shield and raised blue 'Worthington' lettering; (2) A newer one with the brewery's trademark Dagger in a red shield and 'Worthington Best Bitter'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Maesteg, 69 Castle Street Queens Fading 'WHITBREAD' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Maesteg, 93 High Street Travellers Rest A projecting box sign with the brewery's trademark Dagger in a red shield and 'Worthington Best Bitter'. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc North Cornelly, Thomas Crescent New House Inn A plain slate plaque with a red triangle and 'Bass ON DRAUGHT'. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Porthcawl, 10 New Road Prince of Wales The hanging sign bracket has a painted metal plate with 'Worthingtons' in which the second 'T' is a stylised dagger in a red shield. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Bridgend

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Porthcawl, New Road Sandpiper A projecting box sign with 'BREWERS OF FINE ALES SINCE 1777' ... 'Bass' (in script) and a red triangle ... 'BASS ALE ON DRAUGHT'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Abercarn, 58 Commercial Road Old Swan 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Rhymney Breweries Ltd Rhymney Abercarn, High Street Commercial Inn The brewery's 'Hobby Horse' logo is featured on the two large wall signs and on the hanging sign. AH photo 2014 Picture

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Bedwas, 17 Church Street Bedwas Social Club A projecting sign with 'WELSH BREWERS' and a red triangle. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Grand Metropolitan - the national brewery conglemerate Caerphilly, Church Place Bargoed Social Club A projecting box sign with 'WATNEY ... WALES ... TRUMAN'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Crosskeys, 35 High Street Eagle Two wall-mounted 'USHERS of Trowbridge' shields - one on the front, one on the side; 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. (Under conversion to flats in June 2014.) BHK 2012; AH 2014 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Crosskeys, Twyncarn Road Castle Inn A wall-mounted 'USHERS of Trowbridge' shield. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Crosskeys, Twyncarn Road Castle Inn A projecting sign with 'Worthington's' in which the second 'T' is a stylised dagger in a red shield. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Crumlin, Crumlin Road Viaduct On two elevations, a square Whitbread projecting box sign with the brewery's 'tankard' and 'deer' trademarks. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Crumlin, Hafodyryns Road Old Navigation A modern projecting sign featuring a roundel with 'Welsh Brewers'; and inside, a red triangle and 'Allbright Bitter'. Also a Courage projecting sign with the gold cockerel. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Lloyd & Yorath Ltd Newport Cwmcarn, Newport Road Cwmcarn Hotel Old etched windows feature at least three instances of monogram 'L&Y Ld' in a roundel. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Rhymney Breweries Ltd Rhymney Pontlottyn, Heol Evan Wynne Lord Nelson The hanging sign has remnants of the brewery's 'Hobby Horse' logo and 'RHYMNEY' lettering. This has later been painted over with 'WHITBREAD' lettering and the 'Tankard' logo, which are also fading. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Andrew Buchan & Co Rhymney Rhymney, Tre-York Street Fit 4 Living A clock whose face incorporates the lettering 'ANDREW BUCHAN AND CO'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Crown Buckley plc Llanelli and Pontyclun Risca, 52 St Mary Street Exchange Inn 'CROWN BUCKLEY' lettering on the fascia, and on a wall-mounted painted board sign on the gable end. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Risca, Commercial Street Myrtle Grove Two board signs on the frontage with fading Ansell's lettering and squirrels. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Risca, Commercial Street Risca Workingmens Branch Club A projecting box sign with 'Welsh Brewers Beers', and a triangle with a 'Toby' inside. All imagery is fading. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Risca, Commercial Street Rolling Mill An 'USHERS of Trowbridge' shield on the front elevation. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Risca, Dixon Place Prince of Wales A lantern with 'WELSH BREWERS', 'Bass' and a red triangle. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Caerphilly

Giles & Harrap Merthyr Tydfil Ystrad Mynach, Commercial Street Royal Oak Two decorative etched windows with lettering: 'GILES & HARRAPS' ... ALES & STOUT' and 'GILES & HARRAPS ... WINES & SPIRITS' BHK photo 2010 Picture

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Cardiff - Adamstown, 57 Clifton Street Tredegar Underneath the hanging sign (Pearl Street elevation) is a roundel with 'WELSH BREWERS' and a 'W' in the centre intertwined with a red dragon. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Cardiff

William Hancock & Co Ltd Cardiff Cardiff - Canton, 16 Severn Grove Robin Hood Tiled panels below the front windows: 'HANCOCKS ... ALES & STOUT'. Former tiled lettering on the fascia has been chipped off. SP photo 2006 Picture

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Cardiff - Canton, 71 Beda Road Lansdowne Hotel Underneath the hanging sign is a roundel with 'WELSH BREWERS' and a 'W' in the centre intertwined with a red dragon. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Crosswell's Cardiff Brewery Ltd Ely, Cardiff Cardiff - Canton, 71 Beda Road Lansdowne Hotel On the corner, is a large beehive illustration, the trademark of the Crosswell's Brewery. Google 2008 .

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Cardiff - Canton, 77 Craddock Street Wells Hotel Two hanging signs with faded painted lettering, but the Hancock's name has been replaced: 'WELSH BREWERS ... the sign of HOSPITALITY'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Cardiff - Ely, 2 Cowbridge Road West Riverbank A wall-mounted 'USHERS of Trowbridge' shield; and an oval Usher's plaque. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Cardiff - Llandaff North, 39 Station Road Pineapple Two board signs adjacent to the entrances feature a roundel with 'WELSH BREWERS' and a 'W' in the centre intertwined with a red dragon. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Cardiff

William Hancock & Co Ltd Cardiff Cardiff - Llandaff, 10 High Street Butchers Arms Raised lettering on the frontage: 'HANCOCK'S'. Also an etched front window with the brewery's monogram: 'W H & Co LIMITED'. SP photo 2008 Picture

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Ind Coope Ltd - Station Street, Burton-upon-Trent and Star Brewery, Romford Cardiff, 29 Westgate Street Queens Vaults Beautiful glazed tiled corner frontage. A tiled fascia with gold lettering on dark blue: 'QUEENS VAULTS ... WINES ... IND COOPE & Co Ltd ENTIRE'. PE 2004; SP 2006; WRB photo 2006 Picture

Glamorgan: Cardiff

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Cardiff, 6 David Street Traders Tavern Two Ansell lanterns featuring the squirrel trademark built into the front wall. Plus a large modern Ansell's hanging sign. SP photo 2008 Picture

Glamorgan: Merthyr Tydfil

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Dowlais, Victoria Street Cardigan Arms A modern projecting sign featuring a roundel with 'Welsh Brewers'; and inside, a red triangle and 'Allbright Bitter'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Glamorgan: Merthyr Tydfil

William W Nell Ltd Cardiff Merthyr Tydfil, Glebeland Street Belle Vue The pub was rebuilt by Nells in the early 20c, and has a repainted plaster 'WWN' monogram at first floor level. More details on the Brew Wales blog. RWo 2006; ArD photo 2013 Picture

Glamorgan: Merthyr Tydfil

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Merthyr Tydfil, Masonic Street Merthyr Tydfil Conservative Club A modern projecting box sign 'Welsh Brewers'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Glamorgan: Merthyr Tydfil

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff MerthyrTydfil, High Street / Old Mill Lane Morlais Castle The hanging sign features 'Welsh Brewers' in the now rare Bass Charrington corporate style. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2010 Picture

Glamorgan: Neath

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Bryn Royal Oak Plastic applied letters in an old painted panel at high level: 'WHITBREAD'. WRB photo 2007 Picture

Glamorgan: Neath

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Neath, New Street A former pub (no name visible) Ansells squirrels above the windows. RWo 2006 .

Glamorgan: Neath

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Neath, The Parade Market Tavern A Welsh Brewers "W" hanging sign bracket. RWo 2006 .

Glamorgan: Neath

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Pontardawe, 103 High Street Ivy Bush 'Welsh Brewers' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Neath

Bass Worthington Burton-upon-Trent Port Talbot, Station Road Progressive Club A modern projecting box sign for 'Worthington Best Bitter'. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Aberdare, 20 Whitcombe Street Glosters Arms The hanging sign and an old hand-painted board sign have lettering 'WELSH BREWERS BEERS'. The board sign also has lettering 'DON'T FORGET YOUR WELSH!'. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2010 Picture

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Aberdare, High Street Bute Arms Usher's plaque & hanging sign. RWo 2006 .

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Aberdare, Monk Street Boot Hotel Usher's plaque & hanging sign. RWo 2006 .

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Ferndale, High Street Ferndale Above the hanging sign, 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark, surrounded by hop leaf and barley decoration. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Ferndale, Rhondda Street Ferndale Band Musical Club & Institute A projecting box sign with 'COURAGE' and a gold cockerel. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Mountain Ash, Allen Street Butchers Arms A projecting box sign with 'Worthington ... BEST BITTER' in a green shield. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Fernvale Brewery Co Ltd Pontygwaith Pontyclun, Coedcae Lane Boars Head A large sign on the end wall with applied letters: 'FERNVALE ... PRINCE OF ALES'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Tonyrefail, High Street Boars Head Above the hanging sign, 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark, surrounded by hop leaf and barley decoration. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Buckley's Brewery Ltd Llanelli Tonyrefail, Waunrhydd Road Tonyrefail Working Mens Club 'BUCKLEYS BEST BITTER' on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Rhondda

Crown Buckley plc Llanelli and Pontyclun Treherbert, 30 Baglan Street Baglan Hotel A round projecting sign: 'BUCKLEYS BEST BITTER ... BREWED BY CROWN BUCKLEY LLANELLI ... ESTD 1767. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Swansea

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Swansea - Morriston, 556 Neath Road Dukes Arms 'Courage' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Swansea

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Swansea - St Thomas, 1 Miers Street Cape Horner 'Welsh Brewers' lettering on the hanging sign - paintwork very faded. BHK 2013 .

Glamorgan: Swansea

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Swansea, 311 Neath Road Commercial Small red projecting sign featuring the Courage gold cockerel. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Swansea

W J Rogers Ltd Bristol Swansea, Humphrey Street Humphrey Street Stores At second floor level on the corner splay, a large panel with raised lettering: 'ROGERS ... AK (in a diamond) ... ALES'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Glamorgan: Swansea

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Swansea, Oystermount Road Sea Haven Hotel Small red projecting sign featuring the Courage gold cockerel. BHK 2012 .

Glamorgan: Vale of Glamorgan

William Hancock & Co Ltd Cardiff Cowbridge, 53 High Street Vale of Glamorgan At first floor level, a plaque with the name of pub at the head with the remainder filled with the brewery trade mark and 'HANCOCK'S ... the sign of HOSPITALITY'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

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