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Wales - Gwent: Defunct Brewery Livery

2 January 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Abertillery, 20 Market Street Glasgow House Club A modern projecting box sign with 'Welsh Brewers Beers' plus the Bass triangle with a small 'Toby' in the centre. WRB photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Abertillery, 21 Somerset Street Somerset Hotel On the corner splay, plastic lettering with 'Bass' in script. WRB photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Blaina, 69 High Street Bush A painted board sign on the gable wall, with lettering: 'COURAGE WALES ... ESTABLISHED 1787'. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Blaina, High Street Castle A white projecting box sign: lettering 'Worthington's' beneath a red shield with gold dagger and 'TRADE MARK'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Bryn Mawr, Davies Street Royal Exchange A hanging box sign with 'Bass' in script. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff BrynMawr, Catholic Road Bryn Mawr RFC A modern projecting sign featuring a roundel with 'Welsh Brewers'; and inside, a red triangle and 'Allbright Bitter'. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Tredegar, 97 Queen Victoria Street Olde Red Lion Hotel 'Welsh Brewers' lettering on the hanging sign. A modern projecting sign featuring a roundel with 'Welsh Brewers'; and inside, a red triangle and 'Allbright Bitter'. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Blaenau Gwent

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Tredegar, The Circle NCB Club A projecting box sign with 'Welcome to' ... a red triangle ... 'NCB CLUB' ... 'Welsh Brewers'. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Monmouth

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Abergavenny, 10 Nevill Street Royal British Legion Club A modern projecting box sign: 'Bass' (in script) and a red triangle; plus 'BREWERS OF FINE ALES SINCE 1777' and 'BASS ALE ON DRAUGHT'. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

Allied Breweries - the national brewery conglemerate Abergavenny, 33 Cross Street Swan Hotel A 'DOUBLE DIAMOND' lantern. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Abergavenny, 49 Cross Street Great George A simple modern plastic letter sign: 'WHITBREAD'. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

Arnold, Perrett & Co Ltd Wickwar Abergavenny, 59 Cross Street Kings Head Hotel Within arches on the ground floor frontage, two etched windows: 'ECLIPSE ALES & STOUT' and 'MONOPOLE SCOTCH WHISKEY'. Both were brands of Arnold, Perrett & Co. TN photo 2005; JCr 2015 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Caldicot, 63-65 Newport Road Good Measure (renamed) A ceramic plaque set into the wall, featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Monmouth

Cheltenham & Hereford Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Chepstow, 12 Bank Street Old Bell (former) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'CHELTENHAM & HEREFORD ALES ... 1760 ... BEST IN THE WEST' mounted into the wall. The premises 'Old Bank Chambers' is used for various commercial purposes. WRB photo 2009; BHK 2010 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Chepstow, 32 Bridge Street Three Tuns Mounted into the front wall, a ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Monmouth

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Chepstow, Hocker Hill Street Five Alls Two hanging signs with 'USHERS' lettering; and a modern Usher's plaque. WRB 2009; BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Monmouth

Arnold, Perrett & Co Ltd Wickwar Chepstow, Welsh Street Coach & Horses Two sets of three small windows with etched glass: 'ECLIPSE ... BOTTLE ... ALES' and 'MONOPOLE ... SCOTCH ... WHISKEY'. Both were brands of Arnold, Perrett & Co. BHK photo 2010; JCr 2015 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Chepstow, Welsh Street Kings Head A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Llandogo, A466 Sloop Inn The pole sign incorporates the WCB castle emblem within the ironwork. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Monmouth, 1 Whitecross Street Griffin Two old stone plaques inlaid into the wall, identical designs: "Bass" (in script) ... 'ON DRAUGHT', and a red diamond. WRB photo 2009 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Monmouth, 126 Monmow Street Robin Hood Ceramic plaque set into wall at ground floor level, featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005; TN 2005 .

Gwent: Monmouth

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Monmouth, 134 Old Hereford Road Royal Oak Interior. The bar-back in the public bar has 'WHITBREAD' illuminated panels in the top-piece. MS 2010 .

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Monmouth, St Mary's Street (corner of St James Street) Former pub A ceramic plaque set into the wall at ground floor level, featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. The former pub is converted to another use. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Monmouth

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Pandy, Hereford Road Old Pandy A ceramic plaque set into the wall at ground floor level, featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. TN 2005 .

Gwent: Monmouth

William Hancock & Co Ltd Cardiff Tintern, Devauden Road Cherry Tree The pole sign incorporates Hancock's trade mark, and: 'HANCOCK'S ... the sign of ... HOSPITALITY'. There is also an old pictorial painted board sign attached to the wall: 'Wm HANCOCK & Co Ltd'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Usk, 53 Bridge Street Inn Between (formerly Golden Lion) At least two small Courage lanterns inside the windows, but visible from the outside. AH photo 2014 Picture

Gwent: Monmouth

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Usk, 56 Maryport Street New Court 'USHERS' on the hanging sign. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Newport

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Caerleon, Backhall Street Red Lion Modern Ansell's signage including hanging sign, wall-mounted board sign, and a small wall-mounted 'squirrel' lantern. SP 2010; AH 2014 .

Gwent: Newport

Phillips & Sons Ltd Newport Caerleon, Backhall Street London Inn (former) An attractive repainted sign on the west gable end: 'LONDON INN ... PHILLIPS' ALES'. SP photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Caerleon, Goldcroft Common Goldcroft A Courage cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. SP photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Newport - Clytha Park, Stow Hill Red Lion An 'USHERS of Trowbridge' shield sign on the corner splay. A similar but very small shield on the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Newport

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Newport - Liswerry, Green Meadow Road Man of Steel 'COURAGE' in individual letters on the fascia. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Newport

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Newport - Liswerry, Nash Road (corner of Nash Grove) Lliswerry & Nash Constitutional Club A large box sign sign on the frontage incorporates an advertisement for 'Welsh Bitter ... BREWED BY WHITBREAD WALES'. WRB photo 2011 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Newport - Maindee, 146 Chepstow Road Carpenters (aka The Carps) Within the ironwork above the hanging sign, 'USHERS' lettering. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Newport

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Newport - Maindee, Chepstow Road Sen BBQ A former pub. An 'USHERS of Trowbridge' shield sign on the front wall. Also 'USHERS' within the bracket of the former hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Newport

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Newport - Maindee, Corporation Road Excelsior Club & Institute A modern projecting box sign with the company's trade mark Red Triangle (with a 'Toby' in the centre), and 'Welsh Brewers Beers'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Newport - Maindee, Corporation Road Columba Club A projecting box sign featuring 'Worthington BEST BITTER' in a green shield with a dagger in a red shield. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Newport

Phillips & Sons Ltd Newport Newport - Maindee, Dean Street Former Clytha Brewery Two old painted signs on the frontage: 'CLYTHA BREWERY ... PHILLIPS & SONS ALES & STOUT'. This building may have been the former brewery offices, with the brewery at the rear facing Canon Street. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

William Hancock & Co Ltd Cardiff Newport - Pillgwenlly, 89 Commercial Road (corner of Portland Street) Alexandra Three old etched windows feature the monogram 'W H & Co Ltd'. BHK 2010; SP photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Newport - Pillgwenlly, Commercial Road (corner of Temple Street) Kings Arms A large old corner pub with four red Bass triangles in relief on the fascias. A 'Toby' image appears to have been removed from each one. The building was in a derelict condition in 2010. SP photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Newport - Somerton, Somerton Road The King Modern applied 'COURAGE' lettering on the fascia, and two cockerels on a board sign. Also 'COURAGE' on a faded board sign on the north wall. The building was in a derelict condition in 2010-11. SP photo 2010; WRB 2011 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Newport Centre, 12 Queen Street Newport Royal British Legion A square wall-mounted box sign with 'COURAGE' lettering (part missing) and a gold cockerel. BHK photo 2013 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Newport Centre, 18 Upper Dock Street Windsor Castle Both hanging sign brackets (two street elevations) feature a roundel with 'WELSH BREWERS' and a 'W' in the centre intertwined with a red dragon. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Newport Centre, 20 Cardiff Road Golden Heart 'Ansells' in gold script lettering on the fascia; similar lettering - very faded - on the hanging sign. BHK 2013 .

Gwent: Newport

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Newport Centre, 31 Mill Street Royal Mail Courage name and cock trademark on a wall sign. RWo 2006 .

Gwent: Newport

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Newport Centre, 34-35 Charles Street Langtons (former) Mounted above the hanging sign: 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark, surrounded by hop leaf and barley decoration. AH 2014 .

Gwent: Newport

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Newport Centre, 6 Market Street Meze Lounge Mounted above the hanging sign: 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742' in an oval around the brewery's 'deer' trademark. AH 2014 .

Gwent: Newport

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Newport Centre, 93 Commercial Street King William IV On the hanging sign, 'USHERS' lettering. This is overpainted over previous 'COURAGE' lettering, which can still be seen. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Newport

Welsh Brewers (Bass Charrington subsidiary) Cardiff Newport Centre, Albert Terrace Engineers Arms Applied modern plastic lettering on the frontage: 'Welsh Brewers'. Also a Bass 'red triangle' lantern next to the door. The pub was closed in 2014. RWo 2006; BHK 2010; AH 2014 .

Gwent: Newport

Phillips & Sons Ltd Newport Newport Centre, Mellon Street Phillips Brewery - former stables A large fading painted sign - maroon lettering on cream - 'PHILLIPS & SONS Ltd ... BREWERS & ... WINE MERCHANTS ... STABLES'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

Gwent: Newport

H & G Simonds Ltd Reading Rogerstone, 1 Cefn Road Rising Sun An old enamel 'No right of way' sign with very faded lettering: 'H & G SIMONDS LIMITED ... BREWERS READING'. Also a more modern letter sign over the door: 'COURAGE'. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Gwent: Torfaen

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Abersychan, 2 Broad Street White Hart 'COURAGE' lettering on the hanging sign. BHK 2010 .

Gwent: Torfaen

Worthington & Co Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Cwmbran, Commercial Street Rifle Club A projecting box sign with 'Worthington ... BEST BITTER' in a green shield with a dagger in a small red shield. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Torfaen

H & G Simonds Ltd Reading Cwmbran, Commercial Street Halfway The later layer appears to have peeled away from the hanging sign to reveal 'SIMONDS' and the red hop leaf trade mark. Looks to be enamel. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Gwent: Torfaen

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Pontypool, 12 Commercial Street George 'COURAGE' lettering in the bracket to the hanging sign. BHK 2012 .

Gwent: Torfaen

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Pontypool, Wainfelin Road Off Licence A modern projecting sign: 'FREE OFF LICENCE ... TAKE COURAGE'. BHK photo 2010 Picture

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