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North-East Wales: Defunct Brewery Livery

10 April 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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North-East Wales: Wrexham

Island Green Brewery Co Ltd Wrexham Cefn-Mawr, Well Street Old Vaults Has old etched windows, including a decorative one with 'ISLAND GREEN ALES'. RWo 2007; AH photo 2010 Picture

North-East Wales: Wrexham

Ansells Brewery Ltd Birmingham Chirk, Church Street Hand Hotel A small oval ceramic plaque on the frontage. A pictorial scene in the centre with pot kilns surrounded by oak leaves and acorns; around the outside: 'Ansells Ales ... ENJOYED IN THE POTTERIES ... FOR MANY GENERATIONS'. AH photo 2011 Picture

North-East Wales: Wrexham

Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd Warrington Rossett, Chester Road Golden Lion The Greenall Whitley trademark in the ironwork above the pole sign. BHK 2012 .

North-East Wales: Wrexham

Island Green Brewery Co Ltd Wrexham Ruabon, Bridge Street Round House Has old etched windows, including a decorative one with 'ISLAND GREEN ALES'. A stone plaque records the date of the pub: 'REBUILT 1904 AD'. RWo 2007; AH photo 2010 Picture

North-East Wales: Wrexham

Old Swan Brewery Wrexham Wrexham, 6 Abbot Street Old Swan Brewery (former) Old raised lettering on the frontage: 'OLD SWAN BREWERY', and dated 1811. Brian Glover writes: "The Old Swan Brewery was in operation until the 1880s. It was in the hands of the Lovatt family for some 50 years, first Richard and then Edward. It was sold at auction in 1886 to Evan Morris and seems to have stopped brewing around then. It was later a Border Brewery house for many years." Now a Hyde's pub. TB photo 2012 Picture

North-East Wales: Wrexham

John Joule & Sons Ltd Stone Wrexham, High Street Royal Oak A narrow-fronted 'Brewers Tudor' pub. Deeply incised stone fascia lettering 'JOULES' and an incised trademark red cross; roundels in the leaded windows with 'JOULES BREWERY' around a cross. TB photo 2012 Picture

North-East Wales: Wrexham

Wrexham Lager Beer Co Ltd Wrexham Wrexham, Hope Street Horse & Jockey A square metal plaque: 'WREXHAM LAGER ... BREWED IN WALES SINCE 1882'. Was applied in about 1985. WRB photo 2008; MPo 2010 Picture

North-East Wales: Wrexham

Bents Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Stone Wrexham, Mount Street Union Tavern (former) Converted to a restaurant. Tiled fascia lettering: 'BENTS BREWERY Co Ltd ... UNION TAVERN ... LIVERPOOL AND STONE'. The lettering had been painted over by 2012. Opposite is the Nags Head, at the rear of which is the last remaining chimney of Soames Brewery (built 1894). KBu photo 1990; SW 2003; TB photo 2012 Picture

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